L. Edwin Francis Mckenna                                                                          Updated:  16 MAR 2013

Airman: e777547.htm Surname: Mckenna Init: LEF Rank: F/Sgt Service: RNZAF Sqdn: 999

P_link: p128.htm Plane: WEL DV892 Operation: Other Crash_site: The North Sea

Crash_d: d181242 Buried_d: e777 C_link: e777.htm At_Next: NO KNOWN

Kl. 14.21 den 18. december 1942 lettede WEL DV892 på en afprøvning af teknisk art. Rapporteret gået i havet ud for Great Yarmouth (her).
Liget af P/O Pickles samlet op af et skib næste dag 11 km sydøst for Lowestoft (omkring  her). (Kilde: MACR)

F. A. Couper drev ind ved Vejers Strand (omkring her) den 15. februar 1943. Han blev begravet i Esbjerg den 18. februar 1943. (Kilde: FAF)

Flight Sergeant L. Edwin Francis McKenna, 23 år, var søn af Lawrance og Ellen Norah McKenna, Pihautea, Wellington, New Zealand.
Hans navn er på Panel 191 på the Runnymede Memorial blandt mere end 20.000 navne på flyvere, der ikke har en kendt grav. (Kilde: CWGC)

1 flyver fra WEL DV892 blev begravet i Esbjerg og 1 i United Kingdom. 5 flyvere har ingen kendt grav.

7 flyvere.

At 14.21 on 18 December 1942 WEL DV892 took off from RAF Binbrook on a test flight. Reported down in sea off Great Yarmouth (here).
Body of P/O Pickles picked up next day by boat 7 miles SE of Lowestoft (about here). (Source: MACR)

F. A. Couper was washed ashore on Vejers Strand (about here) on 15 February 1943. He was buried in Esbjerg on 18 February 1943. (Source: FAF)

Flight Sergeant L. Edwin Francis McKenna, 23, was the son of Lawrance and Ellen Norah McKenna, of Pihautea, Wellington, New Zealand.
He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial, Panel 191, among more than 20,000 airmen who have no known grave. (Source: CWGC)

1 airman from WEL DV892 was buried in Esbjerg and 1 in the United Kingdom. 5 airmen have no known grave.

RAF 1474 Flt. Wireless Investigation Flight  - 999 Squadron!

7 airmen.