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1942-05-15 The loss of Hudson AE525 NO-H (Stork)

Crash site: North Sea North of Terschelling, NL

Crash cause: shot down by enemy nightfighter

Name

1. Mulder, Johannes Martinus ('Jopie')

Dutch RAF aviator datasheet

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


Rank

Res 2Lt Wnr, P/O., Obs

Decorations

None known

Born

16/6/1919

Place

Leiden, NL

Squadron

RAF 320 (Dutch) Sqn Coastal Command

Ops/hrs

Aircraft

Hudson Mk. III Nr. AE525 NO-H 'Malang'

Base

RAF Bircham Newton, Norfolk, GB; take-off from RAF Docking

Mission

Searching for German battle cruiser 'Prinz Eugen', North Sea area

Status

MIA, shot down by enemy nightfighter; aircraft exploded in mid-air

age

22

Missing

15/5/1942

Place

North Sea North of Terschelling, NL

Known to

OGS

yes

CWGC

no

Other crew

2. Off Vl 2kl J.H. Stork, Pilot - MIA

3. Vltg Telegr maat A.L. Sens, Wop/Ag - MIA

4. Marinier 1kl E. de Weerd, Ag - MIA

Memorial

Soesterberg

yes

Memorial

Other

yes

Bircham Newton General Memorial

GB arrival

31/5/1940 with Dutch vessel 'Batavier II' from Cherbourg, France, after an escape from Holland on 16/5/1940. Detached KL to KM. Send from England to NEI 1/9/1940 for military flying training

Remarks

Shot down by Hauptm. Helmut Lent with Me.110 from II./NJG2. See Kracker Luftwaffe Archive on this site

Data confusion

OGS: died near Frisian Isles


Name

2. Stork, Johannes Hendricus

Dutch RAF aviator datasheet

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


Rank

Off Vl 2kl, P/O., Pilot

Decorations

None known

Born

29/10/1918

Place

Amsterdam, NL

Squadron

RAF 320 (Dutch) Sqn Coastal Command

Ops/hrs

Aircraft

Hudson Mk. III Nr. AE525 NO-H 'Malang'

Base

RAF Bircham Newton, Norfolk, GB; take-off from RAF Docking

Mission

Searching for German battle cruiser 'Prinz Eugen', North Sea area

Status

MIA, shot down by enemy nightfighter; aircraft exploded in mid-air

age

23

Missing

15/5/1942

Place

North Sea North of Terschelling, NL

Known to

OGS

yes

CWGC

no

Other crew

1. Res 2Lt Wnr J.M. Mulder, Obs - MIA

3. Vltg Telegr maat A.L. Sens, Wop/Ag - MIA

4. Marinier 1kl E. de Weerd, Ag - MIA

Memorial

Soesterberg

yes

Memorial

Other

yes

Bircham Newton General Memorial

GB arrival

Remarks

Shot down by Hauptm. Helmut Lent with Me.110 from II./NJG2

Data confusion

OGS: died North Sea


Name

3. Sens, Alphonsus Leonardus

Dutch RAF aviator datasheet

A.L. Sens Source: @St.M.Vl.P. 1939-50


Rank

Vltg Telegr maat, Lac., Wop/Ag

Stb.Nr. 20453

Decorations

none known

Born

10/3/1922

Place

Soerabaja, Java, NEI

Squadron

RAF 320 (Dutch) Sqn Coastal Command

Ops/hrs

Aircraft

Hudson Mk. III Nr. AE525 NO-H 'Malang'

Base

RAF Bircham Newton, Norfolk, GB; take-off from RAF Docking

Mission

Searching for German battle cruiser 'Prinz Eugen', North Sea area

Status

MIA, shot down by enemy nightfighter; aircraft exploded in mid-air

age

20

Missing

15/5/1942

Place

North Sea North of Terschelling, NL

Known to

OGS

yes

CWGC

no

Other crew

1. Res 2Lt Wnr J.M. Mulder, Obs - MIA

2. Off Vl 2kl J.H. Stork, Pilot - MIA

4. Marinier 1kl E. de Weerd, Ag - MIA

Memorial

Soesterberg

yes

Memorial

Other

yes

Bircham Newton General Memorial

GB arrival

Remarks

Shot down by Hauptm. Helmut Lent with Me.110 from II./NJG2

Data confusion

OGS: died North Sea near Dutch Isles


Name

4. Weerd, Egbert de

Dutch RAF aviator datasheet

E. de Weerd Source: @St.M.Vl.P. 1939-50


Rank

Marinier 1kl, Lac., Ag

Decorations

None known

Born

16/11/1916

Place

Lemsterland, NL

Squadron

RAF 320 (Dutch) Sqn Coastal Command

Ops/hrs

Aircraft

Hudson Mk. III Nr. AE525 NO-H 'Malang'

Base

RAF Bircham Newton, Norfolk, GB; take-off from RAF Docking

Mission

Searching for German battle cruiser 'Prinz Eugen', North Sea area

Status

MIA, shot down by enemy nightfighter; aircraft exploded in mid-air

age

25

Missing

15/5/1942

Place

North Sea North of Terschelling, NL

Known to

OGS

yes

CWGC

no

Other crew

1. Res 2Lt Wnr J.M. Mulder, Obs - MIA

2. Off Vl 2kl J.H. Stork, Pilot - MIA

3. Vltg Telegr maat A.L. Sens, Wop/Ag - MIA

Memorial

Soesterberg

yes

Memorial

Other

yes

Bircham Newton General Memorial

GB arrival

Remarks

Shot down by Hauptm. Helmut Lent with Me.110 from II./NJG2

Data confusion

OGS: Died near North Holland Isles


North Sea, from the West point of Terschelling, looking towards the crash area of Hudson AE525.

Terschelling 060702 AE525 area


Map 21. North Sea, crash area of Hudson AE525 NO-H (Stork)



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