Lancaster R5679 - Grønhøj - Memorial stone Links 4 May 2014 På dansk  Photo: Karen Straarup 4 May 2015 22 AUG 2017

Afsløring af Mindesten 2013 - Unveiling of the Memorial Stone 2013 - 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8 - 9 - 10 - 11 - 12 - 13 - 14 - 15 - 16 - 17 - 18 - 19 - 20 - 21

On 25 September 1942 LAN R5679 crashed here west of Grønhøj. One airman was
killed, when he hit the ground here. 6 other airmen perished in the air crash. Aerial photo +
Google Map p114 Lancaster R5679 with last 6 miles from the east. Click yellow arrows.

On 25 MAY 2013 this memorial stone was unveiled
here at Grønhøj Kro,Grønhøj Skivevej 26, 7470 Karup. Wreaths were laid from Flyvestation Karup, the Municipality of Viborg,
the British Embassy / RAF, and the Danish Home Guard.
250 people followed
programme A+B.  27 standards.

See  New memorial stone to fallen pilots - 44 sec. on  TV/MIDT-VEST.
Reporter: Svend Vilhelm-Mikkelsen. Read/print
the speech in English.

See the page På dansk - in Danish with more links, some of them with photos.
In particular you may have a look at the webalbum by Poul Vester.
See also Lancaster R5679 Memorial Unveiling, a webalbum by David Geddes.

A citizen of Randers has a memorial to airmen erected
by Knud Mogensen, Randers Amtsavis.
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 together
by Flemming Larsen in
Herning Folkeblad.

See also webalbum Lancaster QRO R5679, Pilot Sgt Lewis Morrison, In his memory
by David Geddes.
See
RAF Memorial Room at Grønhøj Kro and RAF Memorial room, history
Marker pole at the crash site * Kongenshus Tower
Standards - also the historical standard from Aulum

Read speeches by Kåre Egholm Pedersen * Søren Pape Poulsen
Robert Hylands *  Poul Vester * David Geddes.