Francis Paul Quinn     Photo: Knud Riis      Updated:  01 FEB 2019

Airman: a014075.htm Surname: Quinn Init: F P Rank: Wt/O 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. 9

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.

Warrant Officer Class III (Pilot) Francis Paul Quinn var søn af Francis Patrick og
Mary Josephine Quinn, Ottawa, 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.

Warrant Officer Class III (Pilot) Francis Paul Quinn was the son of Francis Patrick and Mary Josephine Quinn, of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Source: CWGC)       Requiescat in pace

See No. 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.