George Len Lennox Updated: 03 DEC 2016
Airman: e777228.htm Surname: Lennox Init: G L Rank: Sgt Service: RAF Sqdn: 75
P_link: p170.htm Plane: STI BK807 Operation: Minelaying Crash_site: Langelandsbælt
Crash_d: d280443 Buried_d: e777 C_link: e777.htm At_Next: NO KNOWN
Den 29. april 1943 kl. 00.08 blev
STI BK807 skudt ned af den tyske marines flakbatteri MAA
814 i Nyborg (der er
"Natten mellem den 28. og 29. april 1943
foretog RAF krigens hidtil største minering. 226 fly kastede 593 miner i danske
farvande og i Østersøen. Da det var
Sergeant George Len Lennox, 25 år, var søn af Eccles og Jeannie Lennox,
Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom.
2 flyvere fra STI BK807 blev begravet på Svinø Kirkegård. 5 flyvere har ingen kendt grav. 7 flyvere.
On 29 April 1943 at 00.08 hours
STI BK807 was shot down by Marine Flak Batteri MAA 814
from the German Navy, located in Nyborg (which is
"On the night between 28 April and 29
April 1943 the RAF carried out the biggest minelaying operation so far in the war. 226 planes dropped 593 mines into Danish waters and into the Baltic Sea. As
the sky was overcast at several mining areas the bombers had to fly at an extra
low altitude to come in sight of land, before the
Sergeant George Len Lennox, 25, was the son of Eccles and Jeannie Lennox,
of Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom.
2 airmen from STI BK807 were buried in Svinø Churchyard. 5 airmen have no known grave.
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