Sydney Wright        Photo: Mogens Jeppesen    Updated:  04 JAN 2012
                                                                           
Airman:
 a113052.htm Surname: Wright Init: S 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 (Air Bomber) Sydney Wright, 27 år, var søn af Henry og Beatrice Wright, Walkley, Sheffield;
gift med Mary Wright, Walkley, Sheffield, United Kingdom.
(Kilde: CWGC)         

Den 8. januar 1943 kl. 17.36 startede denne Lancaster fra RAF Waddington  på en mineudlægnings-
operation 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 (Air Bomber) Sydney Wright, 27, was the son of Henry and Beatrice Wright, of Walkley,
Sheffield, and the husband of Mary Wright, of Walkley, Sheffield, 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.