HF569 Wellington X HD-S
|3rd July 1943
|P/O J W Edmonds DFC
|Sgt P V Cook
|P/O C Halliday
|P/O/ F H Levi
|P/O P P G O'Brien
|Take Off :- 22:54
|Base :- RAF Leconfield
|Mission :- Koln
|Details :- HF569 was shot down by a night-fighter at 01:09, 2km East of Neerhespen.
|653 aircraft detailed to attack, 8 out of the 89 Wellington's involved were lost.
|All of the crew were buried in Sint Truiden before being re-buried in Haverlee War Cemetery after the war.
|Had they completed this mission safely then P/O Edmonds would have completed his 30th and last sortie of his tour of duty.
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