Date of death
KARWOWSKI Lech Teodor Jan Andrzej
21.10.1913 Sady Poznańan
Exeter Higher Cemetery, U.K.
Plot Section ZK, Grave 48
01.05 Beaufighter IIF, R.2440 landed and reported no interceptions.
Day weather conditions were again favourable and flying training on
Beaufighter aircraft was continued throughout the day.
Weather conditions were also suitable for night flying and training
was carried out.
18.35 Beaufighter IIF, T.3025 took off from Exeter on operational patrol.
21.05 Beaufighter IIF, T.3025 crashed when coming in to land on one
The pilot reported by radio that starboard engine had failed and that
he was coming back to base to land. After asking for aerodrome
lights he reported that he had lowered undercarriage.
The aircraft crashed before landing and the pilot, S.Ldr. Antonowicz and
Observer (Radio) F.O. Karwowski were both killed.
The aircraft caught fire nad was complete wreck.
[His name is mentioned on the Polish Air Force memorial at Northolt, U.K.]
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