Flight Sergeant Wincenty Pietrzak (P-782657) served in the Polish Air Force during World War Two.
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.|
Flight Sergeant • P-780537
Flight Sergeant Klemens Adamowicz (P-780537) served as a pilot instructor in the Polish Air Force and is buried in Milltown Cemetery, West Belfast.
Flight Sergeant • P-794362
Flight Sergeant Stanislaw Czerniawski (P-794362) served as a pilot in the Polish Air Force and is buried in Milltown Cemetery, West Belfast.
Flight Sergeant • P-703968
Flight Sergeant Pawel Kowalewicz (P-703968) served as a wireless radio operator in the Polish Air Force and is buried in Milltown Cemetery, West Belfast.
Pawel Naftali Hirsz Kuflik
Flight Sergeant • P-794712
Flight Sergeant Pawel Naftali Hirsz Kuflik (P-794712) served as a navigator in the Polish Air Force and is buried in the Jewish Cemetery at Carnmoney.
Flight Sergeant • P-703438
Flight Sergeant Kazimierz Lugowski (P-703438) served as a gunner in the Polish Air Force and is buried in Milltown Cemetery, West Belfast.