AUBRY GRATTON COLLECTION
No. 10277. Vickers 417 Wellington Mk.III (X3763) Royal Canadian Air Force
Aeroplane Photo Supply (APS) Photo No. 4568
12/31/2010. Coded KW-E this Wellington was assigned to RCAF No. 425 Alouette Bomber Squadron at Dishforth, England. The aircraft was lost in the night of April 14 to 15, 1943, in a raid on Stuttgart, Germany. It crashed on the west bank of the Marne, near Mussey-sur-Marne (Haute Marne), 5 mls (8 km) south of Joinville, France. All eight crew were killed and were buried at the Mussey-sur-Marne Communal Cemetery.
Created December 31, 2010