Flight Sergeant Wincenty Pietrzak (P-782657) served in the Polish Air Force during World War Two. He was born in Święciniec, Poland on 25th July 1916.
Wellington HF208 Crash
Pietrzak was an air gunner on board Vickers Wellington HF208 attached to Royal Air Force 304 (Polish) Squadron. His final mission was on coastal command from RAF Predannack, Cornwall on 20th December 1943.
In an early morning flight in bad weather, the plane crashed near Arraglen on Mount Brandon, Co. Kerry killing all six of the crew. Flight Sergeant Wincenty Pietrzak died aged 27 years old.
Remembering the crew of HF208
|Last Name||First Name(s)||Rank||Role||Information|
|Adamowicz||Klemens||Flight Sergeant||Pilot||RAF 304 Squadron.|
|Czerniowski||Stanislaw||Flight Sergeant||Co-Pilot||RAF 304 Squadron.|
|Kuflik||Pawel Naftali Hirsz||Flight Sergeant||Navigator||RAF 304 Squadron.|
|Kowalewicz||Pawel||Flight Sergeant||Wireless Operator||RAF 304 Squadron.|
|Lugowski||Kazimierz||Flight Sergeant||Air Gunner||RAF 304 Squadron.|
|Pietrzak||Wincenty||Flight Sergeant||Air Gunner||RAF 304 Squadron.|