George Cyril Ankers                             Updated:   11 MAY 2009


Airman:
 a107021.htm Surname: Ankers Init: G C Rank: Sgt Service: RAF Sqdn: 82

P_link: p019.htm Plane: BLE R3904 Operation: Attack DK Crash_site: At Aabybro. 2 km E

Crash_d: d130840 Buried_d: b160840 C_link: c107.htm At_Next: Vadum

BLE R3904 tog del i angrebet på Aalborg, Fliegerhorst Aalborg West den 13. august 1940. Nedstyrtningsstedet er her. (Kilde: Ole Rønnest)

Så snart A-flighten var ude af flak-bæltet faldt de 9 tyske jagere over den. R 3904 blev ramt først og styrtede ned (her) ved Aabybro. Newland, piloten, reddede sig i faldskærm. Ankers og Turner omkom i flyet. (Tekst fra Skudt ned over Danmark)

Sergeant (Observer) George Cyril Ankers, 24 år, var søn af George og Ann Ankers, Wombwell, Yorkshire, United Kingdom. (Kilde: CWGC)

3 flyvere.


BLE R3904 took part in the attack on Aalborg airfield, Fliegerhorst Aalborg West, on 13 August, 1940. The crash site is here. (Source: Ole Rønnest)

As soon af A-flight had come through the anti-aircraft fire the nine German fighters swooped on them. R 3904 was hit first and crashed (here) at Aabybro. Newland, the pilot, landed safely by parachute.  Ankers and Turner died in the crash. (Text from Shot down over Denmark)

Sergeant (Observer) George Cyril Ankers, 24, was the son of George and Ann Ankers, of Wombwell, Yorkshire, United Kingdom. (Source: CWGC)

3 airmen.