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AJ-B "Baker"

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AJ-B "Baker"

Crew

PILOT
William ASTELL
Flight Lieutenant

William Astell
DFC

NAVIGATOR
Floyd Alkwin WILE
Pilot Officer

Floyd Alkwin Wile
(RCAF)

BOMB AIMER
No Picture Available
Flying Officer

Donald Hopkinson

FLIGHT ENGINEER
No Picture Available
Sergeant

John Kinnear

WIRELESS OPERATOR
Abram GARSHOWITZ
Warrant Officer

Abram Garshowitz
(RCAF)

FRONT GUNNER
Francis Antony GARBAS
Flight Sergeant

Francis Antony Garbas
(RCAF)

REAR GUNNER
No Picture Available
Sergeant

Richard Bolitho


Mission Notes

Departed:  21:59 (16/05/43)

  • Astell (AJ-B) flew into a pylon over Germany at 00:15 (17/05/43)
  • No survivors

Returned:  Did Not Return

Mission Duration:  2 hours 16 minutes


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