Ernest Caldwell McLean    Photo: Knud Riis    Updated:  01 FEB 2019

Airman: a014073.htm Surname: McLean Init: E C Rank: F/Sgt Service: RCAF Sqdn: 101

P_link: p126.htm Plane: LAN W4782 Operation: Minelaying Crash_site: Novrup near Esbjerg

Crash_d: d081242 Buried_d: b121242 C_link: c014.htm At_Next: Esbjerg, A3. 8. 7

Den 8. december 1942 styrtede LAN W4782 ned ved Novrup (omkring her) øst for Esbjerg.
(Kilde: Kortet Flystyrt ved Esbjerg af Torben Thorsen og Morten S. Jensen)

Det var under en minelægningsoperation i Storebælt, se Minelægningsområder. (Kilde:  p126MACR)

3 omkomne flyvere blev fundet i maskinens vrag. De blev begravet i Esbjerg den 12. december 1942.
4 overlevende besætningsmedlemmer blev taget til fange.
(Kilde: FAF) De blev ført til Tyske krigsfangelejre.

Flight Sergeant (Air Observer) Ernest Caldwell McLean, 21 år, var søn af John Caldwell McLean og
Agnes May McLean, Shelburne, Ontario, Canada.
(Kilde: CWGC)

Se Lancaster fotos. 7 flyvere. 

On 8 November 1942 LAN W4782 crashed at Novrup (about here) east of Esbjerg.
It was on a minelaying operation to the area Asparagus, see Minelaying areas. (Source: p126MACR)

3 perished airmen were found in the wreckage. They were buried in Esbjerg on 12 December 1942.
4 surviving crew members were captured. (Source: FAF) They
were taken to German POW-Camps.

Flight Sergeant (Air Observer) Ernest Caldwell McLean, 21, was the son of John Caldwell McLean and Agnes May McLean, of Shelburne, Ontario, Canada. (Source: CWGC)
Native of Shelburne, Ontario, Canada. Ever held in proud remembrance

SNo. 101 Squadron RAF - Wikipedia and Lancaster photos,
Lancaster I W4782 SR-J took off from RAF Holme-on-Spalding Moor on 08 DEC 1942.
(Source:
Aircrew Remembered has this.)  7 airmen.