William Greenwood                                                                                Updated:  09 SEP 2008


Airman:
 o888032.htm Surname: Greenwood Init: W Rank: Sgt Service: RAF Sqdn: 82

P_link: p016.htm Plane: BLE R2772 Operation: Attack DK Crash_site: Off Egholm

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

BLE R2772 tog del i angrebet på Aalborg, Fliegerhorst Aalborg West den 13. august 1940. Nedstyrtningsstedet er her. (Kilde: Ole Rønnest)

Tre minutter senere styrtede R 2772 ned (her) ved Egholm. Maskinen blev knust mod store sten. Mirakuløst overlevede Blair, Magrath og Greenwood, omend alle tre alvorlig kvæstede. (Tekst fra Skudt ned over Danmark)

Fra en krigsfangelejr i Tyskland brugte Bill Greenwood tid til at skrive til en filmstjerne i Hollywood. Se Keeping the spirits up - POW mail.

3 flyvere.


BLE R2772 took part in the attack on Aalborg airfield, Fliegerhorst Aalborg West, on 13 August, 1940. The crash site is here. (Source: Ole Rønnest)

Three minutes later, R 2772 crashed (here) at Egholm. The aircraft broke up on hitting some large boulders. It was a miracle that Blair, Magrath and Greenwood survived, for all three had sustained serious injuries. (Text from Shot down over Denmark)

Bill Greenwood spent some time in a POW camp in Germany on writing to a film star in Hollywood. See  Keeping the spirits up - POW mail.

3 airmen.