19.6.1941  Crash of WELLINGTON R 1696   

DĘBKOWSKI Mieczysław plut.
JAKLEWICZ Kazimierz por.  
LEWEK Stanisław plut.
OŁONYN Edward plut.
ROGOWSKI Henryk plut. r/op. strz.
ŻEREBECKI Kazimierz kpt. obs.

R.A.F. Polish
19.6.1941, CRASH of WELLINGTON R 1696, code SM-P

Vickers Wellington Mk 1C, no. R1696 SM-P took off from Syerston, Nottingham. The aircraft was shot down on 00.53 hours by the Bf 110 of Oblt Prinz Egmomt van Lippe Weissenfeld and Uffz Josef Rennette. The aircraft crashed in the municipality of Hoogkarspel, the Netherlands.
The exploding 500 lbs bombs caused a tremendous damage because 26 houses were damaged or destroyed. One of the bombs has been still found on 2.10.2001.

kpt.obs. Żerebecki Kazimierz has been killed.
plut. r/op. strz. Rogowski Henryk died 19.6.1941 in a German Hospital.

Jaklewicz Kazimirz, Lewek Stanisław, Ołonyn Edward and Dębkowski Mieczysław safe and POW.