Blenheim IV T1832 - North Sea off Texel                                                   Updated:  30 MAR 2013
 

Airman Surname Init Rank Service Sqdn P_link Plane Operation Crash_site Crash_d Buried_d C_link At_Next
a014003.htm Gretton H Sgt RAF 139 p033.htm BLE T1832 Anti ship North Sea off Texel d160641 b180841 c014.htm Esbjerg
e777431.htm Langley R R F/O RAF 139 p033.htm BLE T1832 Anti ship North Sea off Texel d160641 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
e777432.htm Scourfield I D Sgt RAF 139 p033.htm BLE T1832 Anti ship North Sea off Texel d160641 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN

Kl. 15.21 den 16. juni 1941 lettede BLE T1832 fra RAF Horsham St. Faith på patrulje mod skibe. Flyet blev angrebet af fjendtlige jagere og styrtede i havet.
En eftersøgning blev iværksat, men flyet blev ikke fundet. Styrtet i Nordsøen. Ingen overlevende. (Kilde: MACR)

Telegrafist H. Gretton drev i land ved Skallingen Ende (omkring her). Han blev begravet i Esbjerg den 18. august 1941.

De 2 øvrige besætningsmedlemmer forsvandt i havet. (Kilde: FAF)

3 flyvere.


At 15.21 hrs. on 16 june 1941
BLE T1832 took off from RAF Horsham St. Faith on an Anti-shipping patrol to Beat No. 9.
The plane was attacked by enemy fighters and crashed in the sea. Search sent out but failed to find. Crashed in the North Sea. No survivors. (Source: MACR)

Wireless Operator H. Gretton was washed ashore at Skallingen Ende (about here). He was buried in Esbjerg on 18 August 1941.

The 2 other crew members disappeared into the sea. (Source: FAF)

Bomber Command No. 139 Squadron * No. 139 Squadron RAF * This Bristol Blenheim took off from RAF Horsham St. Faith. See the Blenheim Society.

3 airmen.