Keith Courtney Donald  Photo: Mogens Jeppesen  Updated: 14 OCT 2019
                                                                      
Airman:
 a113139.htm Surname: Donald Init: K C Rank: F/Sgt Service: RAAF Sqdn: 466

P_link: p374.htm Plane: HAL MZ915 Operation: Bomb G Crash_site: At Nørreskoven, Als

Crash_d: d160944 Buried_d: b180944 C_link: c113.htm At_Next: Aabenraa, R 5-13

"Natten til den 16. september 1944 rettede RAF et angreb mod Kiel. I forbindelse med dette bombetogt stødte 2 "Halifax" fly sammen i luften over Als kl. 01.05. Flyene nedstyrtede nord-øst for Elstrup, hvor stumperne spredtes over et mange kvadratkilometer stort område. Samtlige 14 ombordværende flyvere blev dræbt. - - -" (FAF)

HAL NP719 styrtede ned omkring her og HAL MZ915 styrtede ned omkring her. Mere ved HAL MZ915.
Se Monumenter 2019 * Mindesten 16 SEP 2019 dette fly * Artikel: Clive, John og James i JV.

Flight Sergeant Keith Courtney Donald, 21 år, var søn af James Stirling Donald og
Mary Clare Donald, South Townsville, Queensland, Australien.
(Kilde: CWGC)

 "The RAF attacked  Kiel on the night before September 16 1944. In connection with this
bombing raid 2 Halifax-planes collided in the air over Als at 0105 hrs. The planes crashed north east
of Elstrup, where fragments were scattered over an area of many square kilometres.
All 14 crew members on board perished. - - -" (FAF)

HAL NP719 crashed about here and HAL MZ915 crashed about here. More at HAL MZ915.
See Monuments 2019 * Memorial stone to this crew * Article in Danish with photos in JV + Translation.

Flight Sergeant Keith Courtney Donald, 21, was the son of James Stirling Donald and
Mary Clare Donald, of South Townsville, Queensland, Australia. (Source: CWGC)

R. I. P.  Dearly beloved son of M. C. and I. S. Donald of Townsville, Queensland