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Wellington IC HE116 crashed in the North Sea 14/9-1942.
The aircraft belonged to RAF 21 OTU and was coded SJ-B.
T/O 23:40 Edgehill. OP: Bremen.
The aircraft must have crashed into the North Sea, probably not far from
Holland. Observer F/S Walter Pedersen RCAF and Wop/Air Gnr. Sgt Robert
S.C.Plowright both rest in Holland in Terschelling and Schiermonnik cemeteries.
Air Gnr. Sgt Richard F. Stay was found drifted ashore on 17/10 and was laid to
rest in Fovrfelt cemetery in Esbjerg.
Pilot P/O Michael Holub RCAF, Co Pilot Sgt Bernard L. Hancock and W/Op-Air Gnr.
Sgt Stanley Davies have no known graves and are commemorated on the Runnymede
Sources: BE, CWGC, BCL.
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