John C. Smith                                                                                           Updated:  11 MAY 2016

Airman: e777267.htm Surname: Smith Init: J C Rank: F/Sgt Service: RAF Sqdn: 44

P_link: p403.htm Plane: LAN NG396 Operation: Bomb G Crash_site: The Baltic Sea

Crash_d: d070345 Buried_d: e777 C_link: e777.htm At_Next: NO KNOWN

Den 7. marts 1945 styrtede LAN NG396 i Østersøen i forbindelse med et bombetogt til Sassnitz (her). Hele besætningen omkom.

6 flyvere blev meldt savnet.

Flight Sergeant John Clement Smith, 20 år, var søn af Ernest Edward og Florence Martha Smith, Chalfont St. Peter, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom.
Hans navn er på Panel 272 på the Runnymede Memorial blandt mere end 20.000 navne på flyvere, der ikke har en kendt grav. (Kilde: CWGC)

7 flyvere.

On 7 March 1945 LAN NG396 crashed into the Baltic Sea in connection with a bombing raid on Sassnitz (here). All of the crew perished.

6 airmen were reported Missing in Action.

Flight Sergeant John Clement Smith, 20, was the son of Ernest Edward and Florence Martha Smith, of Chalfont St. Peter, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom.
He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial, Panel 272, among more than 20,000 airmen who have no known grave. (Source: CWGC)

See Bomber Command No. 44 Squadron of the Royal Air Force and No. 44 Squadron (RAF): Second World War.

RAF-Lincolnshire.info: 44 Squadron. This Lancaster -  s
ee Lancaster Photos - took off from RAF Spilsby.

7 airmen.