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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 181283
Last updated: 1 December 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic L14 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed Hudson Mk I
Owner/operator:224 Squadron Royal Air Force (224 Sqn RAF)
Registration: N7219
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea, off the Island of Stylt -   Germany
Phase: En route
Departure airport:raf Leuchars, Fife, Scotland
Destination airport:RAF Leuchars
Photo recon mission to Stylt, shot down by flak from Marineflakabteilung 264 & crashed 300 yards from shore.
Pilot: 27275 P/O D.G. Heaton-Nichols RAF injured PoW No.22.
Co-pilot: 564932 Sgt. James Pearce RAF killed.
520315 AC1 Albert Sill RAF killed.
AG. 530618 AC1 Albert Thomason RAF killed.


Coastal Command Losses of the Second World War Vol 1.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Revision history:

13-Nov-2015 06:55 JINX Added
07-Jan-2016 21:28 JIXN Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Narrative]

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