HX293 Halifax III HD-F
15th February 1944
Pilot Bomb Aimer Navigator Wireless Operator Flight Engineer Mid Upper Gunner Rear Gunner  
  F/S J D Wormald F/S C Sheldon F/S F K Williams F/S H C L Thomas Sgt J T Darwood Sgt R J Newell F/S T F Eastcott  
  Take Off :- 17:11   Base :- RAF Leconfield   Mission :- Berlin  
  Details :- HX293 was shot down by a night-fighter and crashed at Opende (Groningen), 32km West South West from Groningen, Holland.  
  891 aircraft detailed for this mission, 314 of them being Halifax, 17 Halifax were lost.  
  All of the crew are buried in Grootegast (Opende) Protestant Churchyard.  
  The engine numbers on HX293 were:- Port Outer - SS15242/A582222, Port Inner - SS18273/A387224, Starboard Inner - SS17935/A386933, Starboard Outer - SS18199/A287197.  

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