Wellington III BK341 - Ho Bugt (Bay)                        Esbjerg - Varde                           Updated: 05 FEB 2019
 

Airman Surname Init Rank Service Sqdn P_link Plane Operation Crash_site Crash_d Buried_d C_link At_Next
a014068.htm Parsons A Sgt RAF 75 p121.htm WEL BK341 Minelaying Ho Bugt (Bay) d111042 b161042 c014.htm Esbjerg
e777365.htm Posner S Sgt RAF 75 p121.htm WEL BK341 Minelaying Ho Bugt (Bay) d111042 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
a014069.htm Scott R H Sgt RCAF 75 p121.htm WEL BK341 Minelaying Ho Bugt (Bay) d111042 b161042 c014.htm Esbjerg
e777364.htm Shalfoon C J Sgt RNZAF 75 p121.htm WEL BK341 Minelaying Ho Bugt (Bay) d111042 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
a014070.htm Wolfenden H Sgt RAF 75 p121.htm WEL BK341 Minelaying Ho Bugt (Bay) d111042 b161042 c014.htm Esbjerg


Den 11. oktober 1942 styrtede WEL BK341 i havet mellem Skallingen og Langli (omkring her) i forbindelse med en minelægningsoperation over Kattegat.
(Kilde: Kortet Flystyrt ved Esbjerg af Torben Thorsen og Morten S. Jensen)

Alle om bord omkom. 3 af de omkomne besætningsmedlemmer blev fundet. De blev begravet i Esbjerg den 16. oktober 1942.

Piloten og endnu en flyver forsvandt i havet. (Kilde: FAF) Flyet skudt ned af flak kl. 23.29 nær Skallingende. (Kilde: p121MACR)


Se Minelægningsområder.
Google Map planesRNZAF  5 flyvere.


On 11 October 1942
WEL BK341 crashed into the sea between Skallingen and Langli (about here) in connection with a minelaying operation over the Kattegat.
(Source: The map Air Crashes at Esbjerg by Torben Thorsen and Morten S. Jensen)
All on board perished. 3 of the perished crew members were found. They were buried in Esbjerg on 16 October 1942.

The pilot and another airman disappeared into the sea. (Source: FAF)
The plane shot down by flak at 23.29 hrs near Skallingende. (Source:p121MACR)

See Minelaying areas.
See No. 75 Squadron RNZAF - Wikipedia and 75 Squadron Association NZ + UK.   75(nz)squadron has more.  Google Map planesRNZAF

Wellington III AA- took off from RAF Mildenhall. (Source: Aircrew Remembered has this.)

5 airmen.