Manchester I L7399 - Near Lilholt                                                      Updated: 01 OCT 2018

Airman Surname Init Rank Service Sqdn P_link Plane Operation Crash_site Crash_d Buried_d C_link At_Next
a113022.htm Bryce A C Wt/O RAF 106 p071.htm MAN L7399 Minelaying Near Lilholt d020542 b060242 c113.htm Aabenraa
a113023.htm Davies R G F/Sgt RAF 106 p071.htm MAN L7399 Minelaying Near Lilholt d020542 b060242 c113.htm Aabenraa
o888299.htm Hanks A E Sgt RAF 106 p071.htm MAN L7399 Minelaying Near Lilholt d020542 o888 o888.htm POW
o888298.htm Kendall H Sgt RAF 106 p071.htm MAN L7399 Minelaying Near Lilholt d020542 o888 o888.htm POW
a113024.htm Maclean H Sgt RAF 106 p071.htm MAN L7399 Minelaying Near Lilholt d020542 b060242 c113.htm Aabenraa
a113025.htm Wale G Sgt RAF 106 p071.htm MAN L7399 Minelaying Near Lilholt d020542 b060242 c113.htm Aabenraa
a113026.htm Young WLJ F/Sgt RAF 106 p071.htm MAN L7399 Minelaying Near Lilholt d020542 b060242 c113.htm Aabenraa


Den 2. maj 1942 styrtede MAN L7399
ned ved Lilholt vest for Haderslev (her) under en mineudlægningsoperation. (Kilde: FAF) Se Minelægningsområder.

5 besætningsmedlemmer blev dræbt. De blev begravet i Aabenraa den 6. maj 1942 kl. 06.30. 
Se avisartiklerne om Davies 1 * 2 * 3 * 4.
2 overlevende flyvere blev taget til fange. (Kilde: FAF) De blev
ført til Tyske krigsfangelejre.

Sgt A.E.Hanks blev interneret i lejrene L3 Sagan / L6 Heydekrug / 357 Thorn/Fallingbostel med Sgt H.Kendall. (Kilde: Lost Bombers)

Se Monument på nedstyrtningsstedet her, overblik her. Se også p071MACR.
Se foto fra nedstyrtningsstedet * Manchester I L7399 skudt ned * En begravelse * Manchester I L7399 - visit 2007 *  
Monument  7 flyvere.

On 2 May 1942
MAN L7399 crashed near Lilholt west of Haderslev (here) on a minelaying operation. (Source: FAF) See Minelaying areas.

5 members of the crew were killed. They were buried in Aabenraa on 6 May at 06.30 hrs.
2 survivors were captured. (Source: FAF) They were
taken to German POW-Camps.

Sgt A.E.Hanks was interned in Camps L3 Sagan / L6 Heydekrug / 357 Thorn/Fallingbostel with Sgt H.Kendall. (Source: Lost Bombers)

See Monument at the crash site here, overview here.
See photo from the crash site * Manchester I L7399 shot down * A burialManchester I L7399 - visit 2007 * Monument.

See Bomber Command No. 106 Squadron and No. 106 Squadron RAF. This Manchester took off from RAF Coningsby.  7 airmen.

Manchester I L7399 ZN-X  took off from RAF Coningsby at 22.25 hrs on 02 MAY 1942. (Source: Aircrew Remembered has this.) See also p071MACR.
See RAF Coningsby at RAF-Lincolnshire-info and RAF Coningsby 2018.
See No. 106 Squadron RAF - Wikipedia. See No. 106 Squadron (RAF) during the Second World War. See Google Map RAF-Coningsby. 4 airmen.