Adrian Robert Alfred Colonna  Photo: Mogens Jeppesen  Updated:  04 JAN 2012
                                                                                
Airman:
 a113047.htm Surname: Colonna Init: ARA Rank: Sgt Service: RAF Sqdn: 44

P_link: p129.htm Plane: LAN W4277 Operation: Minelaying Crash_site: Søst Skov (Forest)

Crash_d: d080143 Buried_d: b160143 C_link: c113.htm At_Next: Aabenraa, R 2-4

 Den 8. januar 1943 styrtede LAN W4277 ned i Søst Skov her ca. 4 km vest for Aabenraa.
Se monument på nedstyrtningsstedet. Hele besætningen omkom. De 7 flyvere blev begravet i Aabenraa.       

Sergeant (Wireless Operator / Air Gunner) Adriano Alfred Robert Colonna, 25 år, var søn af Mrs. S. Allen, Blackheath, United Kingdom. (Kilde: CWGC)

Den 8. januar 1943 kl. 17.36 startede denne Lancaster fra RAF Waddington  på en mineudlægningsoperation
til Daffodil-området omkring her i Øresund.
Det blev angrebet af en tysk natjager og styrtede ned kl. 19.40. (Kilde: AOD)
Se Minelægningsområder.
7 flyvere. 

On 8 January 1943 LAN W4277 crashed in the Søst Skov (Forest) here about 4 km west of Aabenraa.
See monument at the crash site.
All of the crew perished. The 7 airmen were buried in Aabenraa.

Sergeant (Wireless Operator / Air Gunner) Adriano Alfred Robert Colonna, 25, was the son of Mrs. S. Allen
of Blackheath, United Kingdom. (Source: CWGC)

On 8 January 1943 at 17.36 hours LAN W4277 took off from RAF Waddington on a minelaying operation to
the Daffodil-area about
here in the Sound.
It was attacked by a German night fighter and crashed at 19.40 hours. (Source: AOD)

See Bomber Command No. 44 SquadronNo. 44 Squadron (RAF): Second World War.
44 Squadron Casualties * No. 44 Squadron RAF at Wikipedia. RAF Waddington now.
RAF-Lincolnshire.info: 44 Squadron. This Lancaster took off from RAF Waddington. Lancaster Photos.
Lost Bombers has this. 7 airmen.