Halifax II W1226 - Near Sønderborg                                                    Updated:  04 JAN 2012

Airman Surname Init Rank Service Sqdn P_link Plane Operation Crash_site Crash_d Buried_d C_link At_Next
o888055.htm Brassey G A Sgt RAF 35 p102.htm HAL W1226 Bomb G Near Sønderborg d190842 o888 o888.htm POW
o888052.htm Cooper W B Sgt RAF 35 p102.htm HAL W1226 Bomb G Near Sønderborg d190842 o888 o888.htm POW
o888054.htm Crutchley C S Sgt RAF 35 p102.htm HAL W1226 Bomb G Near Sønderborg d190842 o888 o888.htm POW
o888056.htm Humphreys R G Sgt RNZAF 35 p102.htm HAL W1226 Bomb G Near Sønderborg d190842 o888 o888.htm POW
o888053.htm Leo AJO Sgt RAAF 35 p102.htm HAL W1226 Bomb G Near Sønderborg d190842 o888 o888.htm POW
o888051.htm Smith J Sgt RAF 35 p102.htm HAL W1226 Bomb G Near Sønderborg d190842 o888 o888.htm POW
o888057.htm Wall R F Sgt RAF 35 p102.htm HAL W1226 Bomb G Near Sønderborg d190842 o888 o888.htm POW


 
HAL W1226 blev på vej til bombemålet Flensburg skudt ned af en tysk natjager og styrtede ned nær Sønderborg.

Alle besætningsmedlemmer klarede at springe ud med faldskærm. De blev taget til fange og sendt til Stalag VIII Lamsdorf. (Kilde: AOD, se detaljer)

Læs mere om Tyske krigsfangelejre.

Styrtet var omkring her ud for Peter Graus Vej 1, 6400 Sønderborg. Nedstyrtningsstedet er ikke markeret på nogen måde. (Kilde: Gunnar Hounsgaard) 7 flyvere.

On its way to bomb Flensburg HAL W1226 was shot down by a German night fighter and crashed near Sønderborg.

All crew members managed to bail out. They became POWs and were sent to Stalag VIII Lamsdorf. (Source: AOD, see details)

Read more about German POW-Camps.

The crash was about here opposite Peter Graus Vej 1, DK-6400 Sønderborg. The crash site is not marked in any way. (Source: Gunnar Hounsgaard)

See RAF - Handley Page Halifax * Bomber Command No. 35 Squadron. It took off from RAF Graveley. Lost Bombers has this.

See also No. 35 Sqn RAF - Wikipedia -  one of the Pathfinder Squadrons of No. 8 Group RAF led by Air Vice Marshall Don Bennett.  7 airmen.