Lancaster I W4372 - 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
e777551.htm Burrows W G F/Sgt RAAF 12 p132.htm LAN W4372 Bomb G The North Sea d180143 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
e777549.htm Hunter J S Sgt RAF 12 p132.htm LAN W4372 Bomb G The North Sea d180143 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
a014088.htm Mitchell A Sgt RAF 12 p132.htm LAN W4372 Bomb G The North Sea d180143 b180543 c014.htm Esbjerg
e777550.htm Mullinger R B Sgt RAAF 12 p132.htm LAN W4372 Bomb G The North Sea d180143 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
e777553.htm Neale A F F/Sgt RAAF 12 p132.htm LAN W4372 Bomb G The North Sea d180143 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
e777552.htm Richardson L H Sgt RAF 12 p132.htm LAN W4372 Bomb G The North Sea d180143 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
e777548.htm Withell E B Sgt RNZAF 12 p132.htm LAN W4372 Bomb G The North Sea d180143 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN


Kl. 16.34 den 17. januar 1943 lettede
LAN W4372 fra RAF Wickenby på bombetogt mod Berlin (her).
Flyet medførte en 4.000 pund bombe og brandbomber og gik tabt sammen med 3 andre fly fra denne squadron. (Kilde: MACR) (Ingen af de 3 i www.airmen.dk)

A. Mitchell blev fundet drevet ind på Søgaard Forstrand (omkring her) den 14. maj 1943. Han blev begravet i Esbjerg den 18. maj 1943. (Kilde: AOD)

1 flyver fra LAN W4372 blev begravet i Esbjerg. 6 flyvere har ingen kendt grav.
7 flyvere.


At 16.34 on 17 January 1943 LAN W4372 took off from RAF Wickenby on a bombing raid targeting Berlin (here).
It carried a 4,000 lb. bomb and incendiaries and was lost with 3 other aircraft from this squadron. (None of them on www.airmen.dk)
The plane crashed in the North Sea. No survivors. (Source: MACR)

A. Mitchell was found washed ashore on Søgaard Forstrand (about here) on 14 May 1943. He was buried in Esbjerg on 18 May 1943. (Source: AOD)

1 airman from LAN W4372 was buried in Esbjerg. 6 airmen have no known grave.

See Bomber Command No. 12 Squadron and 12 Squadron RAF at RAF-Lincolnshire.info. This Lancaster - see Lancaster Photos - took off from RAF Wickenby.
7 airmen.