Stirling III EF402 - Near Galtho                                                           Updated:  22 NOV 2011

Airman Surname Init Rank Service Sqdn P_link Plane Operation Crash_site Crash_d Buried_d C_link At_Next
o888423.htm Bamsey AHE F/Sgt RAF 214 p224.htm STI EF402 Bomb G Near Galtho d280943 o888 o888.htm POW
o888426.htm Bentley R G Sgt RAF 214 p224.htm STI EF402 Bomb G Near Galtho d280943 o888 o888.htm POW
o888427.htm Brennan T Sgt RAF 214 p224.htm STI EF402 Bomb G Near Galtho d280943 o888 o888.htm POW
o888421.htm Brown C F/Sgt RAF 214 p224.htm STI EF402 Bomb G Near Galtho d280943 o888 o888.htm POW
o888422.htm Harvey E A Sgt RAF 214 p224.htm STI EF402 Bomb G Near Galtho d280943 o888 o888.htm POW
o888425.htm Musgrove J D Sgt RAF 214 p224.htm STI EF402 Bomb G Near Galtho d280943 o888 o888.htm POW
o888424.htm Warren W E Sgt RAF 214 p224.htm STI EF402 Bomb G Near Galtho d280943 o888 o888.htm POW


Den 28. september 1943 styrtede STI EF402 ned i Danmark. Besætningen havde forladt flyet over Holland!

"I luften kl. 20.13 den 27. september 1943 fra Chedburgh. Ramt af flak og forhastet forladt mellem Almelo i Holland og den tyske havn Emden (omkring her).
Overladt til sig selv fløj denne Stirling videre og kom siden ned kl. 01.45 ved Galtho (omkring her), 18 km nordøst for Varde i Danmark." (Lost Bombers)

F/S A.H.E.Bamsey blev interneret i lejrene L6 Heydekrug / 357 Thorn-Fallingbostel med Sgt E.A.Harvey og Sgt W.E.Warren.
Sgt R.G.Bentley blev interneret i lejrene 4B Mühlberg / L3 Sagan med Sgt T.Brennan og F/S C.Brown.
Sgt J.D.Musgrove i lejrene L6 Heydekrug / L4 Gross Tychow. " (Lost Bombers)
7 flyvere.

On 28 September 1943 STI EF402 crashed in Denmark. The crew had abandoned the plane over Holland!

"Airborne 2013 27Sep43 from Chedburgh. Hit by Flak and prematurely abandoned between Almelo in Holland and the German port of Emden (about here).
Left to its own devices, the Stirling flew on and, subsequently, came down 0145 at Galtho (about here), 18 km NE of Varde, Denmark." (Lost Bombers)

F/S A.H.E.Bamsey was interned in Camps L6 Heydekrug / 357 Thorn-Fallingbostel with Sgt E.A.Harvey and Sgt W.E.Warren.
Sgt R.G.Bentley was interned in Camps 4B Mühlberg / L3 Sagan with Sgt T.Brennan and F/S C.Brown.
Sgt J.D.Musgrove in Camps L6 Heydekrug / L4 Gross Tychow. " (Lost Bombers)

See Bomber Command No. 214 Squadron and No. 214 (FMS) Squadron. This Stirling took off from RAF ChedburghLost Bombers has this.
7 airmen.