Flight Sergeant Klemens Adamowicz (P-780537) served in a Polish squadron of the Royal Air Force during the Second World War. He was born on 25th April 1911 in Zamość, Poland. Before the outbreak of the Second World War, he trained at a Pilot Training School at Bydgoszcz Airfield, northwest of Warsaw before becoming an instructor with the Polish 4th Air Force Regiment at Torun.
In March 1943, Adamowicz joined R.A.F. 304 (Land of Silesia) Squadron, one of several Polish outfits serving alongside the Royal Air Force.
Flight Sergeant Klemens Adamowicz was the pilot on Vickers Wellington HF208 when it took off from R.A.F. Predannack, Cornwall, England on 20th December 1943. He was the most experienced of the crew members on the Coastal Command flight. The British bomber experienced difficulties and ended up in airspace over neutral Ireland. It came down near Arraglen at Mount Brandon in Co. Kerry killing all six Polish crew members. Adamowicz was 32 years old.
|Last Name||First Name(s)||Rank||Role||Information|
|Adamowicz||Klemens||Flight Sergeant||Pilot||R.A.F. P-780537.|
|Czerniowski||Stanislaw||Flight Sergeant||Co-Pilot||R.A.F. P-794362.|
|Kowalewicz||Pawel||Flight Sergeant||Wireless Operator||R.A.F. P-703968.|
|Kuflik||Pawel Naftali Hirsz||Flight Sergeant||Navigator||R.A.F. P-794712.|
|Lugowski||Kazimierz||Flight Sergeant||Air Gunner||R.A.F. P-703438.|
|Pietrzak||Wincenty||Flight Sergeant||Air Gunner||R.A.F. P-782657.|