Rusty Wardell                                                                                         Updated:  18 MAR 2013


Airman:
 o888027.htm Surname: Wardell Init: R Rank: S/Ldr Service: RAF Sqdn: 82

P_link: p018.htm Plane: BLE R3829 Operation: Attack DK Crash_site: Torpet Kær,Vadum

Crash_d: d130840 Buried_d: o888 C_link: o888.htm At_Next: POW
 

BLE R3829 tog del i angrebet på Aalborg, Fliegerhorst Aalborg West den 13. august 1940. Nedstyrtningsstedet er her. (Kilde: Ole Rønnest)

R 3829 styrtede ned (her) øst for Vadum. Moore og Girvan kom ikke fri af det brændende fly. Kun Squadron Leader Wardell overlevede stærkt forbrændt.
Hermed var B-flighten udslettet. (Tekst fra Skudt ned over Danmark)

Air Force PoWs 1939 to 1945 nævner at R. N. Wardell blev ført til L3 - Stalag Luft 3 Sagan. Se Stalag Luft III med fotos - Pictures. Mere via Google-søgning.

3 flyvere.


BLE R3829 took part in the attack on Aalborg airfield, Fliegerhorst Aalborg West, on 13 August, 1940. The crash site is here. (Source: Ole Rønnest)

R 3829 crashed (here). Moore and Girvan did not manage to get out of the burning aircraft. Only Squadron Leader Wardell survived, badly burnt.
The entire B-flight had been eliminated. (Text from Shot down over Denmark)

Air Force PoWs 1939 to 1945 mentions that R. N. Wardell was taken to L3 - Stalag Luft 3 Sagan - see Stalag Luft III with Pictures. More via Google search.

3 airmen.