Wellington III X3280 - The North Sea off Holland                                      Updated:  15 MAR 2013

Airman Surname Init Rank Service Sqdn P_link Plane Operation Crash_site Crash_d Buried_d C_link At_Next
a050004.htm Dartnall G H Sgt RAF 9 p053.htm WEL X3280 Bomb G North Sea off Holland d091141 b131241 c050.htm Lemvig
e777453.htm Fielding R B Sgt RAF 9 p053.htm WEL X3280 Bomb G North Sea off Holland d091141 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
e777454.htm How R B Sgt RAF 9 p053.htm WEL X3280 Bomb G North Sea off Holland d091141 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
e777456.htm Quick K Sgt RAF 9 p053.htm WEL X3280 Bomb G North Sea off Holland d091141 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
e777455.htm Smithson W Sgt RAF 9 p053.htm WEL X3280 Bomb G North Sea off Holland d091141 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
e555006.htm Wilgar-Robinson H V P/O RAF 9 p053.htm WEL X3280 Bomb G North Sea off Holland d091141 e555 e555.htm HOLLAND

 
Kl. 17.30 den 9. november 1941 lettede
WEL X3280 fra RAF Honington på et bombetogt mod Hamburg (her). Det angreb målet kl. 19.52.

SOS sendt 21.09 og trukket tilbage. Sidste meddelelse fra øst for Helgoland (som er her). 

Flyet styrtede ned i vadehavet ud for Vlieland, Holland (her). (Kilde: MACR)

Sgt Dartnell blev fundet inddrevet den 11. december 1941, antagelig ved Søndervig (her).
Begravet af pastor J. Bendsen i Lemvig den 13. december 1941. (Kilde: FAF)

1 flyver fra WEL X3280 blev begravet i Lemvig og 1 i HOLLAND. 4 flyvere har ingen kendt grav. 6 flyvere.

At 17.30 hrs. on 9 November 1941 WEL X3280 took off from RAF Honington on a bombing raid targeting Hamburg (here). It attacked the target at 19.52 hrs.

SOS sent 21.09 and cancelled. Last message from East of Heligoland (which is here). It crashed in the Waddenzee off Vlieland, Holland (here). (Source: MACR)

Sgt Dartnell was found washed ashore on 11 December 1941, presumably near Søndervig (here).
Vicar J. Bendsen officiated at the graveside ceremony in Lemvig on 13 December 1941. (Source: FAF)

1 airman from WEL X3280 was buried in Lemvig and 1 in HOLLAND. 4 airmen have no known grave.

See Bomber Command No. 9 Squadron and IX (B) Squadron Association. This Wellington took off from RAF Honington.

6 airmen.