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Crash Site Halifax MK III

Halifax LW589 departed RAF Breighton (UK) at 6:41 PM for a bombing raid on Berlin. Due to unpredicted and very strong winds, the bomber crashed in the night of 24 to 25 March 1944. All crew members were killed.

Fl/Sgt. Henry Jackson RAF - Pilot
Sgt. Peter John Sprague Crawford RAFVR - Fl/Eng
Fl/Sgt. Jack Dear RAFVR - Nav
FU/Sgt. James RAFVR - Air/Bmr
Sgt. 'Sonnie' Herbert Desmond Patchett RAFVR - W/Op/Air/Gnr
Fl/Sgt. Robert Willard McNeil RCAF - Air Gnr
Sgt. William George Baker RAFVR - Air/Gnr

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  • Text: Joost Verheijden
  • Photos: Joost Verheijden