Stirling I W7579 - Off Nymindegab                 RKSK                                 Updated:  14 JUN 2018

Airman Surname Init Rank Service Sqdn P_link Plane Operation Crash_site Crash_d Buried_d C_link At_Next
e777348.htm Adamson J A Sgt RAF 7 p098.htm STI W7579 Minelaying Off Nymindegab d140842 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
a014045.htm Astell-Burt H P/O RAF 7 p098.htm STI W7579 Minelaying Off Nymindegab d140842 b180842 c014.htm Esbjerg
e777347.htm Carroll G Sgt RAF 7 p098.htm STI W7579 Minelaying Off Nymindegab d140842 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
e777346.htm Clark H M F/S RAF 7 p098.htm STI W7579 Minelaying Off Nymindegab d140842 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
e777349.htm Foale W G Sgt RAF 7 p098.htm STI W7579 Minelaying Off Nymindegab d140842 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
a014046.htm Hayes F A Sgt RAF 7 p098.htm STI W7579 Minelaying Off Nymindegab d140842 b180842 c014.htm Esbjerg
o888603.htm Sharp V H Sgt RAF 7 p098.htm STI W7579 Minelaying Off Nymindegab d140842 o888 o888.htm POW
a014047.htm Street J W Sgt RAF 7 p098.htm STI W7579 Minelaying Off Nymindegab d140842 b180842 c014.htm Esbjerg


Den 14. august 1942 styrtede STI W7579 i Nordsøen 2-300 m fra land ud for Nymindegab (omkring her). Flyet var på en minelægningsoperation.

3 omkomne besætningsmedlemmer blev fundet lige syd for Strandvejen og begravet i Esbjerg den 18. august 1942.

4 flyvere forsvandt i havet. 1 mand reddede sig med faldskærm og blev af tyskerne fanget i Nymindestrømmen.
(Kilde: FAF)

8 flyvere.

On 14 August 1942 STI W7579 crashed into the North Sea 2-300 m off the coast near Nymindegab (about here). It was on a minelaying operation.

3 perished crew members were found just south of Strandvejen. On 18 August 1942 they were buried in Esbjerg.

4 airmen disappeared into the sea. 1 airman bailed out. He was taken captive in the Nymindestrømmen by the Germans. (Source: FAF)

See No. 7 Squadron RAF * 7 Squadron Association * Short Stirling

Stirling I W7579 MG-Y took off from RAF Oakington at 21.28 hrs on 13 AUG 1942. (Source: Aircrew Remembered has this.)

8 airmen.