Failed to Return

F/Lt J F Craig DFC and Crew

F/Lt J F Craig and crew:

Click image F/Lt J F Craig DFC RNZAF

The bulk of this crew (i.e. all excluding the pilot) was a previously "headless" crew after the loss of their pilot F/Sgt J P Harrison (PoW) on his second "dickey flight" with WOJIMiller.

F/Lt J F Craig and crew failed to return (crew: 6 KIA, 1 PoW) in Lancaster LL852 when it was lost on 15/16 Mar 1944 to Stuttgart (one of two 550 Sqdn Lancasters lost on this operation (see also LM392).

Other information about the flight and the target available here.

The entry on the 550 Squadron Roll of Honour is available here.