Wellington IC DV892 - The North Sea                                                    Updated:  16 MAR 2013

Airman Surname Init Rank Service Sqdn P_link Plane Operation Crash_site Crash_d Buried_d C_link At_Next
e777544.htm Ackernley P R P/O RAF 999 p128.htm WEL DV892 Other The North Sea d181242 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
a014076.htm Couper F A P/O RAAF 999 p128.htm WEL DV892 Other The North Sea d181242 b180243 c014.htm Esbjerg
e777547.htm Mckenna LEF F/Sgt RNZAF 999 p128.htm WEL DV892 Other The North Sea d181242 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
e777546.htm McLellan S C P/O RAF 999 p128.htm WEL DV892 Other The North Sea d181242 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
e666013.htm Pickles W T P/O RAF 999 p128.htm WEL DV892 Other The North Sea d181242 e666 e666.htm UK
e777543.htm Taylor A F/Sgt RAF 999 p128.htm WEL DV892 Other The North Sea d181242 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
e777545.htm Williams J F/O RAF 999 p128.htm WEL DV892 Other The North Sea d181242 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN


Kl. 14.21 den 18. december 1942 lettede
WEL DV892 på en afprøvning af teknisk art. Rapporteret gået i havet ud for Great Yarmouth (her).
Liget af P/O Pickles samlet op af et skib næste dag 11 km sydøst for Lowestoft (omkring  her). (Kilde: MACR)

F. A. Couper drev ind ved Vejers Strand (omkring her) den 15. februar 1943. Han blev begravet i Esbjerg den 18. februar 1943. (Kilde: FAF)

1 flyver fra WEL DV892 blev begravet i Esbjerg og 1 i United Kingdom. 5 flyvere har ingen kendt grav.

7 flyvere.

At 14.21 on 18 December 1942 WEL DV892 took off from RAF Binbrook on a test flight. Reported down in sea off Great Yarmouth (here).
Body of P/O Pickles picked up next day by boat 7 miles SE of Lowestoft (about here). (Source: MACR)

F. A. Couper was washed ashore on Vejers Strand (about here) on 15 February 1943. He was buried in Esbjerg on 18 February 1943. (Source: FAF)

1 airman from WEL DV892 was buried in Esbjerg and 1 in the United Kingdom. 5 airmen have no known grave.

RAF 1474 Flt. Wireless Investigation Flight  - 999 Squadron!

7 airmen.