25 aprile 1945 - Boston V Nr. BZ626 - Badia Polesine (RO)

Operation Records Book (RAF Form 541): Forlì L.G. Night 24/25 Feb. Boston V BZ626 - P/O J.C. Stone - Sgt. L. Platts - W/O E.A. Brown - F/S R.A. Flood - ADIGE RIVER crossing - Failed to return.

http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html: Douglas A-20K-15-DO Havoc 44-782 to RAF as Boston V BZ626. Missing from mission to Adige crossings, Italy Apr 25, 1945.

Le uniche informazioni disponibili sono presenti nel libro “Keep them Flying” del motorista Richard Los, in forza al 55° Sqn. RAF: “ On 24 April Wing Commander Leon attacked Legnano bridge at 20.50 hours (si tratta di Legnago, NDA). At midnight he took off again to attack three hundred plus MT on the road Badia to Polesina. He saw Pilot Officer Stone fly into the ground North East of the target.

L’intero equipaggio non sopravvisse e riposa al Padua War Cemetery.

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