COUGHLAN J
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COUGHLAN, JOHN

Aircraft Information
Aircraft Wellington X
Serial Number HE201
Markings
Memorial information
Burial/Memorial Country Ireland, Republic of
Burial/Memorial Place Kanturk Catholic Cemetery
Grave Reference
IBCC Memorial Information
Phase 1
Panel Number 23
Enlistment information
Service Number 144293
Service Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Group 93
Squadron 82 OTU
Trade Pilot
Country of origin if different United Kingdom
Last Operation information
Start Date 12-Oct-1943
End Date 12-Oct-1943
Takeoff Station Gamston
Day/Night raid Day
Operation Training
Reason for Loss Aircraft took off at 1448hrs. As the aircraft climbed away the port engine cut out, necessitating an immediate crash landing. In doing so the aircraft crashed into trees between Haughton Chapel and Bevercotes, 5 miles SSE of Retford, Notts.