P_link: p081.htm Plane: STI R9310 Operation: Minelaying Crash_site: Storebælt off Asnæs
Crash_d: d180542 Buried_d: b100742 C_link: c041.htm At_Next: Kalundborg
Den 18. maj 1942 kl. 01.40 (Kilde: MACR) styrtede
STI R9310 i Storebælt 10 km SV for
Flyvehistorisk Tidsskrift skriver:
32 Stirlings og 28 Wellingtons
fra No. 3 BG skulle minere i de danske farvande og
ved de frisiske øer.
Den 7. juli 1942 blev W. Collins fundet
på sydkysten af Røsnæs, omkring
Han blev begravet den 10. juli
4 flyvere fra STI R9310 blev begravet i Kalundborg og 1 i Kirke Værløse. 2 har ingen kendt grav. 7 flyvere.
On 18 May 1942 at 01.40 hours (Source:
MACR) STI R9310 crashed into the Storebælt 10 km SW of
32 Stirlings and 28 Wellingtons from No. 3 BG were to lay mines in Danish waters and at the Frisian Islands. 5 Stirlings and 2 Wellingtons were lost. The weather over Danish territory was bad. This plane was hit by flak at Nyborg, but it flew on in a north easterly direction. Next day fishermen found debris in the waters off the tip of Asnæs, and the bodies of a number of crew members were washed ashore in the following months." (FT 88-31-2)
On 7 July 1942 W. Collins was found on the
south coast of Røsnæs, about
was buried in Kalundborg on 10 July 1942. (Source: FAF)
4 airmen from STI R9310
were buried in Kalundborg and 1 in Kirke Værløse. 2 have no known grave.