Wellington III X3480 - Near Rejsby                                                         Updated:  06 JAN 2016

Airman Surname Init Rank Service Sqdn P_link Plane Operation Crash_site Crash_d Buried_d C_link At_Next
o888539.htm Giddens J D F/Sgt RCAF 419 p073.htm WEL X3480 Bomb G Near Rejsby d090542 o888 o888.htm POW
o888540.htm MacCallum C L Sgt RCAF 419 p073.htm WEL X3480 Bomb G Near Rejsby d090542 o888 o888.htm POW
o888538.htm MacMillan DKG F/Sgt RCAF 419 p073.htm WEL X3480 Bomb G Near Rejsby d090542 o888 o888.htm POW
o888542.htm McKinley B J F/Sgt RCAF 419 p073.htm WEL X3480 Bomb G Near Rejsby d090542 o888 o888.htm POW
a014024.htm Porter C J P/O RCAF 419 p073.htm WEL X3480 Bomb G Near Rejsby d090542 b120542 c014.htm Esbjerg
o888541.htm Robinson GKW Sgt RCAF 419 p073.htm WEL X3480 Bomb G Near Rejsby d090542 o888 o888.htm POW


Den 9. maj 1942 styrtede WEL X3480 ned nær Rejsby (som er her) i forbindelse med et bombetogt til Warnemünde (her overblik her)
 - eller lavede en hård nødlanding. Det blev ramt af flak, der lavede alvorlige skader på flyet og dræbte P/O Porter.
(Lost bombers)
Porter blev begravet i Esbjerg den 12. maj 1942 (Kilde: FAF)
De 5 andre besætningsmedlemmer blev taget til fange. De blev ført til de nævnte lejre.  (Kilde: Lost Bombers)
Giddens     L3 Sagan
MacCallum L3 Sagan / L6 Heydekrug / L4 Gross Tychow
Robinson    L3 Sagan / L6 Heydekrug / L4 Gross Tychow
McKinley    L3 Sagan / L6 Heydekrug / L4 Gross Tychow

MacMillan   9C Mühlhausen / 357 Thorn/Fallingbostel

1 flyver fra WEL X3480 blev begravet i Esbjerg. 5 flyvere blev ført til Tyske krigsfangelejre.  6 flyvere.

On 9 May 1942 WEL X3480 crashed near Rejsby (which is here) in connection with a bombing operation to Warnemünde (here overview here)
- or made a hard forced landing. It was hit by flak, severely damaging the aircraft and killing P/O Porter. (Lost bombers)

Porter was buried in Esbjerg on 12 May 1942 (Source: FAF)

The other 5 crew members were captured. They were taken to the camps mentioned here. (Source: Lost Bombers)
Giddens     L3 Sagan
MacCallum L3 Sagan / L6 Heydekrug / L4 Gross Tychow
Robinson    L3 Sagan / L6 Heydekrug / L4 Gross Tychow
McKinley    L3 Sagan / L6 Heydekrug  / L4 Gross Tychow

MacMillan   9C Mühlhausen / 357 Thorn/Fallingbostel

1 airman from WEL X3480 was buried in Esbjerg. 5 airmen were taken to German POW-Camps.

See Bomber Command No. 419 Squadron RCAF and No. 419 Squadron of Canadian Wings.
419 Squadron RCAF 1941 to 1945 has Crew of Wellington X3480. This Wellington took off from RAF Mildenhall.   6 airmen.