Wellington III X3716 - Near Holbøl                                                 Updated: 25 DEC 2018

Airman Surname Init Rank Service Sqdn P_link Plane Operation Crash_site Crash_d Buried_d C_link At_Next
a113016.htm Ayres R K Sgt RAF 9 p069.htm WEL X3716 Bomb G Near Holbøl d290442 b020542 c113.htm Aabenraa
a113017.htm Harrison H R Sgt RAF 9 p069.htm WEL X3716 Bomb G Near Holbøl d290442 b020542 c113.htm Aabenraa
a113018.htm Mount A W Sgt RAF 9 p069.htm WEL X3716 Bomb G Near Holbøl d290442 b020542 c113.htm Aabenraa
a113019.htm Sampson G K Sgt RAF 9 p069.htm WEL X3716 Bomb G Near Holbøl d290442 b090542 c113.htm Aabenraa
a113020.htm Silver L R Sgt RAF 9 p069.htm WEL X3716 Bomb G Near Holbøl d290442 b090542 c113.htm Aabenraa
a113021.htm Stevens K W Sgt RAF 9 p069.htm WEL X3716 Bomb G Near Holbøl d290442 b020542 c113.htm Aabenraa


 WEL X3716 styrtede ned omkring her nær Holbøl nord for Kruså den 29. april 1942 kl. 01:15 på vej til at bombe Kiel. Alle ombord omkom. (Kilde: p069MACR)

De to piloter Sgt Sampson og Sgt Silver synes at være begravet meget tidligt om morgenen den 9. maj 1942 i Aabenraa.
Sgt Ayres, Sgt Harrison, Sgt Mount og Sgt Stevens blev begravet den 2. maj 1942 i Aabenraa. (Kilde: FAF) Se fotos fra denne begravelse

Nær nedstyrtningsstedet er der her 400 m nordvest for Holdbi Kro, Åbenråvej 24A, 6340 Kruså rejst et monument.  

6 flyvere.

 On 29 April 1942 at 01:15 WEL X3716 crashed about here near Holbøl north of Kruså on its way to bomb Kiel. All on board perished. (Source: p069MACR)

It is believed that the two pilots Sgt Sampson and Sgt Silver were buried in Aabenraa very early in the morning of 9 May 1942.
Sgt Ayres, Sgt Harrison, Sgt Mount and Sgt Stevens were buried in Aabenraa on 2 May 1942. (Source: FAF) See photos from this burial.

monument is here 400 m northwest of Holdbi Kro, Åbenråvej 24A, DK-6340 Krusaa near the crash site.

This Vickers Armstrong Wellington, see also Vickers Wellington, was from No. 9 Squadron RAF - Wikipedia. See also IX (B) Squadron Association.
Wellington III X3716 WS-  took off from RAF Honington at 23.07 hrs on 28 APR 1942. (Source: Aircrew Remembered has this.)

6 airmen.