The Loss of Lancaster JA691

The crew of Halifax EB258 (434 Sqn)

 

This Halifax Mk5 took off from Tholthorpe at 2113hrs. Outbound it was hit by flak and abandoned over Westerland. Most of the crew were killed by the flak bursts and the two who managed to parachute to safety landed on the runway of the German airfield on Westerland.

 

Kiel Cemetery

 

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F/S F J Piper RCAF

 

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Sgt R C Jordan RCAF

 

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Sgt G R Connor RCAF

 

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Sgt C A Brown RCAF

 

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Sgt J I R R Renaut RCAF

 

 
 
 
Prisoners of War

Sgt G N Irving RCAF
P/O A H Wetter RCAF