Sergeant ( Air Bomber ) Donald Coulthard Fisher

Sergeant ( Air Bomber ) Donald Coulthard Fisher

Birth
Carlisle, City of Carlisle, Cumbria, England
Death 5 Mar 1943 (aged 21–22)
Coates, Fenland District, Cambridgeshire, England
Burial Carlisle, City of Carlisle, Cumbria, England
Plot Ward 4. Sec. A. Grave 4.
Memorial ID 59636154 · View Source
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On 5th March 1943, the crew of Wellington Mark III, serial number BK390, of 29 Operational Training Unit, based at RAF North Luffenham Rutland, were tasked with a high and low level bombing exercise. At 02.09 hours after a low level bombing run the aircraft crashed into a village street at Coates near Whittlesey, Cambridgeshire. The aircraft burst into flames destroying the aircraft and a house, tragically killing four members of the crew and four civilians.



Inscription

1496421 Sergeant D.C. Fisher, Air Bomber Royal Air Force, 5th March 1943 Age 21".


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  • Maintained by: ColinA
  • Originally Created by: International Wargraves Photography Project
  • Added: 5 Oct 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 59636154
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sergeant ( Air Bomber ) Donald Coulthard Fisher (1921–5 Mar 1943), Find A Grave Memorial no. 59636154, citing Stanwix Cemetery, Carlisle, City of Carlisle, Cumbria, England ; Maintained by ColinA (contributor 48094681) .