HX278 Halifax III HD-Z
20th January 1944
Pilot Bomb Aimer Navigator Wireless Operator Flight Engineer Mid Upper Gunner Rear Gunner 2nd Pilot
  F/L W G Baldwin P/O M R Sparrow W/O J P Morrow F/S J T Gilchrist Sgt J McM Fleming W/O K E Rimington F/S F Rushworth F/O W L Clemo
  RAAF         RAAF   RAAF
  Take Off :- 16:41 Base :- RAF Leconfield   Mission :- Berlin  
  Details :- HX278 was shot down by a night-fighter at 19:30 and crashed at Weitsche, 7km North North West from Luchov.
  769 aircraft detailed on this mission including 264 halifax with the loss of 22 Halifax.
  All the crew are buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.
  ** with thanks to Marc Hall for updated information **
  Photo of W/O K E Rimington very kindly supplied by Beverley Newman

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