Blenheim IV R3904 - At Aabybro, 2 km E                                        Updated:  21 APR 2010
 

Airman Surname Init Rank Service Sqdn P_link Plane Operation Crash_site Crash_d Buried_d C_link At_Next
a107021.htm Ankers G C Sgt RAF 82 p019.htm BLE R3904 Attack DK At Aabybro. 2 km E d130840 b160840 c107.htm Vadum
o888026.htm Newland BTJ P/O RAF 82 p019.htm BLE R3904 Attack DK At Aabybro. 2 km E d130840 o888 o888.htm POW
a107022.htm Turner K V Sgt RAF 82 p019.htm BLE R3904 Attack DK At Aabybro. 2 km E d130840 b160840 c107.htm Vadum



BLE R3904 tog del i angrebet på Aalborg, Fliegerhorst Aalborg West 13. august 1940.
Nedstyrtningsstedet er her. Google Map p014-024 (Kilde: Ole Rønnest)

Så snart A-flighten var ude af flak-bæltet faldt de 9 tyske jagere over den. R 3904 blev ramt først og styrtede ned (her) ved Aabybro.
Newland, piloten, reddede sig i faldskærm. Ankers og Turner omkom i flyet. (Tekst fra Skudt ned over Danmark)

3 flyvere.


BLE R3904 took part in the attack on Aalborg airfield, Fliegerhorst Aalborg West, on 13 August, 1940. The crash site is here. See also Google Map p014-024.
(Source: Ole Rønnest)

As soon af A-flight had come through the anti-aircraft fire the nine German fighters swooped on them. R 3904 was hit first and crashed (here) at Aabybro.
Newland, the pilot, landed safely by parachute.  Ankers and Turner died in the crash. (Text from Shot down over Denmark)

3 airmen.