Angus Daniel Macdonald  Photo: Mogens Jeppesen   Updated:  05 JAN 2012
                                                                              
Airman:
 a113044.htm Surname: Macdonald Init: A D Rank: Wt/O Service: RCAF Sqdn: 103

P_link: p127.htm Plane: LAN W4786 Operation: Minelaying Crash_site: Gejlbjerg

Crash_d: d171242 Buried_d: b160143 C_link: c113.htm At_Next: Aabenraa, R 2-6

"Under en mineudlægningsoperation til Storebælt, ved Nyborg, (omkring her) blev et Lancaster fly skudt ned af en tysk natjager over Sønderjylland.

Flyet styrtede ned ved Gejlbjerg (som er her) nordøst for Skærbæk den 17. december 1942.
Flere beboere såredes, og der skete skade på 13 ejendomme, da en af minerne eksploderede.
Hele flybesætningen omkom.

A.D. MacDonald blev fundet under flyvraget. Han begravedes den 16. januar 1943." (FAF)

Warrant Officer Class II (Air Gunner) Angus Daniel MacDonald var fra Canada. (Kilde: CWGC)

Se LAN W4786 om alle de 7 flyvere, der blev begravet i Aabenraa.
Se Lancaster fotos
og Minelægningsområder. 7 flyvere.

This Lancaster was shot down by a German night fighter during a minelaying operation to the
Great Belt (about here).
LAN W4786 crashed at Gejlbjerg (which is here) on 17 December 1942. Several residents were injured
and at least 13 houses were damaged, when one of the mines exploded. All of the crew perished.

A.D. MacDonald was found under the wreck of the plane. He was buried on 16 January 1943. (FAF)

Warrant Officer Class II (Air Gunner) Angus Daniel MacDonald was from Canada. (Source: CWGC)

See LAN W4786 about all the 7 airmen who were buried in Aabenraa.
See Bomber Command No. 103 Squadron * RAF Elsam Wolds Association.
Lancaster photos
* Minelaying areas. Lost Bombers has this. 7 airmen.