Robert Robson        Photo: Knud Riis         Updated: 07 JAN 2019

Airman: a014052.htm Surname: Robson Init: R Rank: Sgt Service: RAF Sqdn: 207

P_link: p099.htm Plane: LAN R5616 Operation: Minelaying Crash_site: Sea S of Mandø

Crash_d: d170842 Buried_d: b220842 C_link: c014.htm At_Next: Esbjerg, A3. 10. 13

Den 17. august 1942 styrtede LAN R5616 ned ved Mandø (omkring her).

Flyet var på en minelægningsoperation, da det blev skudt ned af en tysk natjager.
6 omkomne besætningsmedlemmer blev begravet i Esbjerg den 22. august 1942.
1 overlevende flyver blev taget til fange. (Kilde: FAF)
Se Minelægningsområder.

Sergeant (Wireless Operator / Air Gunner) Robert Robson, 25 år, var søn af Robert og
Mary Milburn Robson, Benshaw, Co. Durham, United Kingdom.
(Kilde: CWGC)
Se Lancaster fotos. 7 flyvere.

On 17 August 1942  LAN R5616 crashed near Mandø (about here).

The plane was on a minelaying operation when it was shot down by a German night fighter.
6 perished crew members were buried in Esbjerg on 22 August 1942.
1 surviving airman became a prisoner of war. (Source: FAF)
See Minelaying areas.

Sergeant (Wireless Operator / Air Gunner) Robert Robson, 25, was the son of Robert and
Mary Milburn Robson, of Benshaw, Co. Durham, United Kingdom. (Source: CWGC)
Always in our thoughts, Dad, Doris, Nichol, Albert and Joyce. "Until we meet again"

See No. 207 Squadron RAF - Wikipedia * 207 Squadron Royal Air Force History * Lancaster Photos.
Lancaster I R5616 EM-J took off from RAF Bottesford at 21.00 hrs on 16 AUG 1942.
(Source: Aircrew Remembered has this.) 7 airmen.