Date: 1942 Mar 26/27 A/C Type: Wellington IV SN: R1590 Code: GR-H A/C Nickname:
 File: 220 Airforce: RAF Sqn/Unit:  301 Sqn (PAF) Mission/Raid: Essen
1 Pilot Sierz. pil. (Sgt) Franciszek S. Porada       Amsterdam 9    
2 CP/Obs Kpt. (F/Lt) Wiktor Jankowiak                  Amsterdam 10    
3 Fl Eng/AG Plut. (Corp) Emil Horbajczuk                  Amsterdam 11    
4 WO/AG Plut. (Corp) Ryszard Pukas         POW 12    
5 WO/AG Kpr. strz. (LAC) Jerzy Pietrow     Jonkerbos Nijmegen 13    
6 Rear gunner Kpr. strz. Jan M. Tobola                           Amsterdam 14    
7     15    
8     16                    

Shot down by a nightfighter and crashed south of IJmuiden/Velsen-zuid in a dune area named 'Duin & Kruidberg'. The Atlantic Wall was build there and the bodies of the crew were transported to Amsterdam for burial 31 March in grave 21,22,23 and 24.  


Jerzy Pietrow was buried locally or in a field grave near the wreck location. In the 1960's he was reburied in Centralisation War Cemetery Jonkerbos in Nijmegen.


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