Norman Edwin Dowden    Photo: Knud Riis     Updated: 01 FEB 2019

Airman: a014061.htm Surname: Dowden Init: N E Rank: Sgt Service: RAF Sqdn: 44

P_link: p117.htm Plane: LAN W4187 Operation: Bomb G Crash_site: Skallingen

Crash_d: d011042 Buried_d: b071042 C_link: c014.htm At_Next: Esbjerg, A3. 9. 7

Den 1. oktober 1942 kl. 21.08 styrtede LAN W4187 ned på Skallingen (omkring her).
(Kilde: Kortet Flystyrt ved Esbjerg af Torben Thorsen og Morten S. Jensen)

Det var på bombetogt til Wismar (her). Ingen overlevende. (Kilde: MACR)
Alle 7 flyvere blev begravet i Esbjerg den 7. oktober 1942. (Kilde: FAF)

Sergeant (Flight Engineer) Norman Edwin Dowden, 27 år, var søn af Edwin William og
Florence Ada Dowden, Wilmington, Dartford, Kent, United Kingdom.
(Kilde: CWGC)
Se Lancaster fotos.

On 1 October 1942 at 2108 hours  LAN W4187 crashed on Skallingen (about here).
(Source: The map Air Crashes at Esbjerg by Torben Thorsen and Morten S. Jensen)
It was on a bombing raid on Wismar (here).  No survivors. (Source: MACR)

All 7 airmen were buried in Esbjerg on 7 October 1942. (Source: FAF)

Sergeant (Flight Engineer) Norman Edwin Dowden, 27, was the son of Edwin William and
Florence Ada Dowden, of Wilmington, Dartford, Kent, United Kingdom. (Source: CWGC)
He died that we may live. An affectionate son and brother

See No. 44 Squadron RAF - WikipediaNo. 44 Squadron (RAF): Second World War
RAF-Lincolnshire.info: 44 Squadron * RAF Waddington now * Lancaster Photos

Lancaster I W4187 KM-S took off from RAF Waddington at 18.00 hrs on 01 OCT 1942.
(Source:
Aircrew Remembered has this.)  7 airmen.