Tuesday, 2 February 2010


This picture shows Z1088 (NZ-D) in difficulty at an unknown date and place before it was shot down. Photo courtesy of the Aircrew Remembrance Society.

Z1088 (NZ-D) 28th April 1942

This aircraft disappeared on a bombing mission to Cologne, Germany, without any radio contact, mayday message etc. It is believed to have been shot down near Villers la Ville (Brabant), 14 kilometres from Nivelles in Belgium. The crew of five were all killed. They were: F/Lt Edward Kowalski, F/O Ryszard Szczurowski, F/Sgt Zdzislaw Stanislaw Pieczynski, Sgt Stefan Ferenc and Sgt Wincenty Garbacz.