HZ530 Wellington X HD-
  
12th May 1943
             
Pilot Bomb Aimer Navigator Wireless Operator Air Gunner  
             
  F/S C W Trinder Sgt H Russell Sgt D A M Davidson Sgt D A Traill Sgt E G L Giggs  
  RAAF   RNZAF   RCAF  
   
             
   
             
             
  Take Off :- 23:34   Base :- RAF Leconfield Mission :- Duisburg
             
  Details :- HZ530 crashed in bad weather on Towthorpe Farm near Sledmere at 03:50am, 7 miles North West of Driffield.  
             
  The engines fitted to HZ530 were Hercules VI, Port engine A666233/A312642 and Starboard engine SS10946/A377926.  
             
  572 aircraft detailed for this mission with 34 aircraft being lost.  
     
  F/S Trinder, Sgt Davidson and Sgt Traill are buried in Driffield Cemetery.  
  Sgt Russell is buried in Cheshunt New Burial Ground.  
  Sgt Giggs is buried in Mortlake Cemetery.      
             
             
             
 

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