Blenheim IV R2772 - Off Egholm                                                       Updated:  21 APR 2010
 

Airman Surname Init Rank Service Sqdn P_link Plane Operation Crash_site Crash_d Buried_d C_link At_Next
o888030.htm Blair D Sgt RAF 82 p016.htm BLE R2772 Attack DK Off Egholm d130840 o888 o888.htm POW
o888032.htm Greenwood W Sgt RAF 82 p016.htm BLE R2772 Attack DK Off Egholm d130840 o888 o888.htm POW
o888031.htm Magrath WJQ Sgt RAF 82 p016.htm BLE R2772 Attack DK Off Egholm d130840 o888 o888.htm POW



BLE R2772 tog del i angrebet på Aalborg, Fliegerhorst Aalborg West 13. august 1940. Nedstyrtningsstedet er her. Google Map p014-024 (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. See also Google Map p014-024.
(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.