John Wilfred Street    Photo: Knud Riis    Updated: 14 JUN 2018

Airman: a014047.htm Surname: Street Init: J W Rank: Sgt Service: RAF Sqdn: 7

P_link: p098.htm Plane: STI W7579 Operation: Minelaying Crash_site: Off Nymindegab

Crash_d: d140842 Buried_d: b180842 C_link: c014.htm At_Next: Esbjerg, A3. 10. 11

Den 14. august 1942 styrtede STI W7579 i Nordsøen 2-300 m fra land ud for Nymindegab
(omkring her). Flyet var på en minelægningsoperation.

3 omkomne besætningsmedlemmer blev fundet lige syd for Strandvejen og begravet i Esbjerg
den 18. august 1942.

Sergeant (Wireless Operator / Air Gunner) John Wilfred Street, 32 år, var søn af Edward og
Selina Ellen Street; gift med Jean Frances Street, Sheffield, United Kingdom.
(Kilde: CWGC)

4 flyvere forsvandt i havet. 1 mand reddede sig med faldskærm og blev af tyskerne fanget i Nymindestrømmen.
(Kilde: FAF) 8 flyvere.

On 14 August 1942 STI W7579 crashed into the North Sea 2-300 m off the coast near
Nymindegab (about here). It was on a minelaying operation.

3 perished crew members were found just south of Strandvejen. On 18 August 1942 they were buried
in Esbjerg.

Sergeant (Wireless Operator / Air Gunner) John Wilfred Street, 32, was the son of Edward and Selina Ellen Street, and the husband of Jean Frances Street, of Sheffield, United Kingdom. (Source: CWGC)
We are taken from you for a short time in presence but not in heart


4 airmen disappeared into the sea. 1 airman bailed out. He was taken captive in the
Nymindestrømmen by the Germans. (Source: FAF)

See No. 7 Squadron RAF * 7 Squadron Association * Short Stirling
Stirling I W7579 MG-Y took off from RAF Oakington at 21.28 hrs on 13 AUG 1942. (Source: Aircrew Remembered has this.) 8 airmen.