Date of death
por. pil. - P/O
Benson, St. Helen Churchyard, U.K.
War Graves Plot, Row C, Grave 9
Fairey Battle I, nr. L5071, flown by an inexperienced crew,
took off on 19.30 hours from the airport Mount Farm (satellite base of Benson).
The aircraft plunged a few minutes after take-off flight
suddenly into a dive and crashed and burnt out about
1,5 km. North West of the airport.
Crew was killed and buried in the St. Helen Churchyard of Benson.
por. pil. Makarewicz Wladysław
por. obs. Ignaszak Antoni
kpr. strz. r/op. Błyskal Franciszek
[His name is mentioned on the Polish Air Force memorial at Northolt, U.K.]
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