AR banner
Search Tips Advanced Search
Back to Top
List of Aviator Losses  •  
Table of Contents  •  
ArchiveDatabase  •  

1941-08-30 The loss of Hudson V9065 NO-R (Prager)

Crash site: North Sea between Farsund and Lindesnes, Norway, also referred to as 'near Kristiansand', which is 90 km ESE, or 'near Kristiansund', which is 600 km North of the Lista peninsula.

Crash cause: shot down by enemy fighter

Note: there has been another 320 Squadron Hudson, called 'Moesi'. This was a Mk. I Nr. T9336 NO-B, that was taken off service on 23/08/1942. This aircraft is also called 'Moesi (2)'.

Name

1. Linden, Paulus Jacobus Christiaan van der

Dutch RAF aviator datasheet


P.J.C. van der Linden Source: @St.M.Vl.P. 1939-50

Rank

Telegr maat, Lac., Wop

Stb.Nr. 14888

Decorations

None known

Born

21/2/1921

Place

Leiden, Zuid-Holland, NL

Squadron

RAF 320 (Dutch) Sqn Coastal Command

Ops/hrs

Aircraft

Hudson Mk. III Nr. V9065 NO-R 'Moesi'

Source: Henk Weltink

Base

RAF Leuchars, Fifeshire, GB

Mission

Stranded cargoship 'Troyburg' outside the small town of Farsund, Lista peninsula, Norway, position 58.0250N/06.4970E.

Status

MIA, shot down 15.33h by Ltn. K. Hammel or Fw. F. Flamm with Bf.109 of I./JG77 from Lista airfield. See Kracker Luftwaffe Archive for Flamm claim

age

20

Missing

30/8/1941

Place

North Sea between Farsund and Lindesnes, Norway

Known to

OGS

yes

CWGC

no

Other crew

2. Matr Vltg Maker K. van Os, Ag - MIA

3. Off Vl 2kl H.C. Prager, Pilot - MIA

4. Off Vl 3kl J. Weber, Obs - MIA

Memorial

Soesterberg

yes

Memorial

Other

yes

In Oslo Sørkedalen Kirkegård there is a Memorial stone carrying his name

GB arrival

31/5/1940 with Dutch vessel 'Batavier II' from Cherbourg, France, after an escape from Holland on 16/5/1940

Remarks

Data confusion



Name

2. Os, Krijn van

Dutch RAF aviator datasheet

K. van Os Source: @St.M.Vl.P. 1939-50


Rank

Matr Vltg maker, Ac2., Ag

Stb.Nr. 90100/Z

Decorations

None known

Born

23/6/1913

Place

Waddinxveen, Zuid-Holland, NL

Squadron

RAF 320 (Dutch) Sqn Coastal Command

Ops/hrs

Aircraft

Hudson Mk. III Nr. V9065 NO-R 'Moesi'

Source: Henk Weltink

Base

RAF Leuchars, Fifeshire, GB

Mission

Stranded cargoship 'Troyburg' outside the small town of Farsund, Lista peninsula, Norway, position 58.0250N/06.4970E.

Status

MIA, shot down 15.33h by Ltn. K. Hammel or Fw. F. Flamm with Bf.109 of I./JG77 from Lista airfield

age

28

Missing

30/8/1941

Place

North Sea between Farsund and Lindesnes, Norway

Known to

OGS

yes

CWGC

no

Other crew

1. Telegr maat P.J.C. van der Linden, Wop - MIA

3. Off Vl 2kl H.C. Prager, Pilot - MIA

4. Off Vl 3kl J. Weber, Obs - MIA

Memorial

Soesterberg

yes

Memorial

Other

not known

GB arrival

Remarks

Data confusion



Name

3. Prager, Henri Carlo


Dutch RAF aviator datasheet

H.C. Prager, May 1940 Source: @St.M.Vl.P. 1939-50


Rank

Off Vl 2kl, F/Lt., Pilot

Decorations

None known

Born

22/8/1916

Place

Tangunan, Java, NEI

Squadron

RAF 320 (Dutch) Sqn Coastal Command

Ops/hrs

Aircraft

Hudson Mk. III Nr. V9065 NO-R 'Moesi'

Source: Henk Weltink

Base

RAF Leuchars, Fifeshire, GB

Mission

Stranded cargoship 'Troyburg' outside the small town of Farsund, Lista peninsula, Norway, position 58.0250N/06.4970E.

Status

MIA, shot down 15.33h by Ltn. K. Hammel or Fw. F. Flamm with Bf.109 of I./JG77 from Lista airfield

age

25

Missing

30/8/1941

Place

North Sea between Farsund and Lindesnes, Norway

Known to

OGS

yes

CWGC

no

Other crew

1. Telegr maat P.J.C. van der Linden, Wop - MIA

2. Matr Vltg Maker K. van Os, Ag - MIA

4. Off Vl 3kl J. Weber, Obs - MIA

Memorial

Soesterberg

yes

Memorial

Other

not known

GB arrival

22/5/1940 from France after he, in a group of 24 aircraft, mostly Fokker trainers, had escaped from Holland on 14/5/1940

Remarks

He was credited with a 1000t cargo vessel sunk in the Bokna Fjord, North of Stavanger, Norway, on 20/8/1941

Data confusion



Name

4. Weber, Jacobus

Dutch RAF aviator datasheet

J. Weber Source: @St.M.Vl.P. 1939-50


Rank

Off Vl 3kl, F/O., Obs

Decorations

None known

Born

29/7/1917

Place

Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, NL

Squadron

RAF 320 (Dutch) Sqn Coastal Command

Ops/hrs

Aircraft

Hudson Mk. III Nr. V9065 NO-R 'Moesi'

Source: Henk Weltink

Base

RAF Leuchars, Fifeshire, GB

Mission

Stranded cargoship 'Troyburg' outside the small town of Farsund, Lista peninsula, Norway, position 58.0250N/06.4970E.

Status

MIA, shot down 15.33h by Ltn. K. Hammel or Fw. F. Flamm with Bf.109 of I./JG77 from Lista airfield

age

24

Missing

30/8/1941

Place

North Sea between Farsund and Lindesnes, Norway

Known to

OGS

yes

CWGC

no

Other crew

1. Telegr maat P.J.C. van der Linden, Wop - MIA

2. Matr Vltg Maker K. van Os, Ag - MIA

3. Off Vl 2kl H.C. Prager, Pilot - MIA

Memorial

Soesterberg

yes

Memorial

Other

yes

On Oslo Sørkedalen Kirkegård there is a Memorial stone with his name on it.

GB arrival

31/5/1940 with Dutch vessel 'Batavier II' from Cherbourg, France, after an escape from Holland on 16/5/1940

Remarks

Data confusion


Map 10. Lista Peninsula area, where four 320C Hudsons were lost to German fighters


List of Aviator Losses  •  
Table of Contents  •  
Database  •  
Next Chapter

You can lay a wreath on this page to show your respect in an everlasting way.
Add us to your address book. Click here
(To translate into English, first select another language from the drop-down menu, THEN you can select English at the top of the drop-down menu.)

At the going down of the sun, and in the morning we will remember them. - Laurence Binyon

All site material (except as noted elsewhere) is owned or managed by Aircrew Remembered and should not be used without prior permission.
© 2012 - 2021 Aircrew Remembered
Last Modified: 31 March 2021, 18:07

If you would like to comment on this page, please do so via our Helpdesk. Use the Submit a Ticket option to send your comments. After review, our Editors will publish your comment below with your first name, but not your email address.

A word from the Editor: your contribution is important. We welcome your comments and information. Thanks in advance.