Donald Blair                                                                                             Updated:  09 SEP 2008


Airman:
 o888030.htm Surname: Blair Init: D Rank: Sgt Service: RAF Sqdn: 82

P_link: p016.htm Plane: BLE R2772 Operation: Attack DK Crash_site: Off Egholm

Crash_d: d130840 Buried_d: o888 C_link: o888.htm At_Next: POW

BLE R2772 tog del i angrebet på Aalborg, Fliegerhorst Aalborg West den 13. august 1940. Nedstyrtningsstedet er her. (Kilde: Ole Rønnest)

Tre minutter senere styrtede R 2772 ned (her) ved Egholm. Maskinen blev knust mod store sten. Mirakuløst overlevede Blair, Magrath og Greenwood, omend alle tre alvorlig kvæstede. (Tekst fra Skudt ned over Danmark)

3 flyvere.


BLE R2772 took part in the attack on Aalborg airfield, Fliegerhorst Aalborg West, on 13 August, 1940. The crash site is here. (Source: Ole Rønnest)

Three minutes later, R 2772 crashed (here) at Egholm. The aircraft broke up on hitting some large boulders. It was a miracle that Blair, Magrath and Greenwood survived, for all three had sustained serious injuries. (Text from Shot down over Denmark)

3 airmen.