D.F. Typhoon IB JR127 1AD-F W/O. A.K. Włodarski
Operation: Aircraft delivery flight
Date:14th July 1944 (Friday)
Unit: D.F. (Aircraft Delivery flight)
Type: Typhoon IB
Location: Aston Down, Gloucestershire
Pilot: W/O. Alfred Krzysztof Włodarski 781304 PAF Age 30. Killed
REASON FOR LOSS:
Stalled recovering from a dive and crashed near Aston Down.
This IB Typhoon previously served with 182 Squadron coded XM-D.
Left: W/O. Włodarski taken whilst with 316 (Polish) Squadron. Right: Włodarski (left) with Kazimierz Benzinski sitting on a 302 Squadron Spitfire MA843
Above: Eastcote Lane Cemetery (courtesy Robin Webster) with grave (courtesy DeeBee at Find A Grave)
W.O. Alfred Krzysztof Wlodarski. Eastcote Lane Cemetery, Harrow, England.
With thanks to Robert Gretzyngier, Wojtek Matusiak, Waldemar Wójcik and Józef Zieliński - "Ku Czci Połeglyçh Lotnikow 1939-1945", Jerzy Bogdan Cynk - "The Polish Airforce At War" Vol's 1 and 2, Peter Sikora for further information. Also to Robin Webster and DeeBee for cemetery photographs - October 2017.