Beaufort I N1172 - The North Sea                                                                     Updated:  16 MAR 2013
 

Airman Surname Init Rank Service Sqdn P_link Plane Operation Crash_site Crash_d Buried_d C_link At_Next
e777465.htm Johnson A B F/Sgt RAF 42 p063.htm BFO N1172 Anti ship The North Sea d080442 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
e777464.htm Morrison J G F/Sgt RCAF 42 p063.htm BFO N1172 Anti ship The North Sea d080442 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
e444032.htm Pugh T Sgt RAF 42 p063.htm BFO N1172 Anti ship The North Sea d080442 e444 e444.htm GERMANY
a014018.htm Shepherd E Sgt RAF 42 p063.htm BFO N1172 Anti ship The North Sea d080442 b280742 c014.htm Esbjerg
 
Kl. 13.15 den 8. april 1942 lettede
BFO N1172 fra RAF Leuchars for at angribe 6 motorfartøjer. Flyet blev set kaste en torpedo rettet mod et af de seks fartøjer,
men flak forhindrede yderligere observation. Hvid røg blev set komme fra N1172. Flyet styrtede ned i Nordsøen. (Kilde: MACR)

Sgt Shepherd drev i land på Fanø (måske her). Han blev begravet i Esbjerg den 28. juli 1942. (Kilde: FAF)

1 flyver fra BFO N1172 blev begravet i Esbjerg og 1 i Tyskland. 2 flyvere har ingen kendt grav.

4 flyvere.


At 13.15 on 8 April 1942 BFO N1172 took off from RAF Leuchars to attack 6 motor vessels. It was seen to drop torpedo aimed at one of the six motor vessels
but flak prevented further observation. White smoke was seen to be coming from N1172. It crashed in the North Sea. (Source: MACR)

Sgt Shepherd was washed ashore on Fanø (maybe here). He was buried in Esbjerg on 28 July 1942. (Source: FAF)

1 airman from BFO N1172 was buried in Esbjerg and 1 in GERMANY. 2 airmen have no known grave.

This Beaufort was from RAF Coastal Command. See  RAF - 42 Squadron and No. 42 Squadron. It took off from RAF Leuchars.

4 airmen.