September 1942 LAN R5679 crashed
west of Grønhøj.
One airman was
killed, when he hit the ground
6 other airmen perished in the air crash. Aerial
p114 Lancaster R5679 with last 6 miles from the east. Click yellow arrows.
On 25 May 2013 this memorial stone was
at Grønhøj Skivevej 26, 7470 Karup.
Wreaths were laid from
Flyvestation Karup, the
Municipality of Viborg, the
British Embassy /
the Danish Home Guard.
250 people followed
A+B. 27 standards.
memorial stone to fallen pilots - 44 sec. on
Reporter: Svend Vilhelm-Mikkelsen. Read/print
the speech in English.
See the page På dansk - in Danish with
links, some of them with photos.
In particular you may have a look at the
webalbum by Poul Vester.
Lancaster R5679 Memorial Unveiling, a webalbum by David Geddes.
A citizen of
Randers has a memorial to airmen erected
by Knud Mogensen,
Grateful and moved nephew of airman has landed
on the heath
by Jens Peder Østergaard in
Viborg Stifts Folkeblad
and Unveiling of
memorial stone was a draw also in
Viborg Stifts Folkeblad.
7 young men perished on their first mission
by Flemming Larsen in
Lancaster QRO R5679, Pilot Sgt Lewis Morrison, In his memory
See RAF Memorial
at Grønhøj Kro and RAF Memorial room, history
Marker pole at the crash site *
Standards - also the historical standard from Aulum
Read speeches by
Kåre Egholm Pedersen *
Søren Pape Poulsen
Robert Hylands * Poul Vester