Date: 1941 May 24/25 A/C Type: Wellington IC SN: T2990 Code: KX-T A/C Nickname:
 File: 467 Airforce: RAF Sqn/Unit:  311 Sqn (Czech) Mission/Raid: Bremen
1 Pilot F/Sgt. Bufka                        POW 9    
2 CP/Obs F/Sgt. Alois Rozum 10    
3 Fl Eng/AG P/O Vilem Konstacky 11    
4 WO/AG P/O Leonard Smrcek 12    
5 WO/AG Sgt. Jan Hejna 13    
6 Rear gunner F/Sgt. Karel Valach 14    
7     15    
8     16                    

Shot down at night and dove deep in the soft ground, 17 km east of Petten in a field at Nieuwe Niedorp. Fieldgrave for 5 men.  

 

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This aircraft and crew is so deep in the ground, that it was considered not recoverable in 1941. It is a fieldgrave, a monument with their names is in position.
The location is on the land of a farm and is private terrain.

See photo field grave:  http://www.zzairwar.nl/dossiers/861.html



Sources: 

- website http://www.svazletcu.cz/en/links/memorials-museums/-vilem-konstacky 
- local history articles
- http://www.veslavkove.cz/historie/zapomenuty-letec-ii.aspx 




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