Stirling I R9327 - Obbekær E of Ribe                     Esbjerg - Varde                            Updated: 02 FEB 2019
 

Airman Surname Init Rank Service Sqdn P_link Plane Operation Crash_site Crash_d Buried_d C_link At_Next
a014098.htm Bilham R P Sgt RAF 149 p146.htm STI R9327 Bomb G Obbekær E of Ribe d040443 b090443 c014.htm Esbjerg
a014099.htm King E G Sgt RAF 149 p146.htm STI R9327 Bomb G Obbekær E of Ribe d040443 b090443 c014.htm Esbjerg
a014100.htm MacLeod N Sgt RAF 149 p146.htm STI R9327 Bomb G Obbekær E of Ribe d040443 b090443 c014.htm Esbjerg
a014101.htm Norman W E Sgt RAF 149 p146.htm STI R9327 Bomb G Obbekær E of Ribe d040443 b090443 c014.htm Esbjerg
a014102.htm Palmer J Sgt RAF 149 p146.htm STI R9327 Bomb G Obbekær E of Ribe d040443 b090443 c014.htm Esbjerg
a014103.htm Way K A Sgt RAF 149 p146.htm STI R9327 Bomb G Obbekær E of Ribe d040443 b090443 c014.htm Esbjerg
a014104.htm Woodfield R G Sgt RAF 149 p146.htm STI R9327 Bomb G Obbekær E of Ribe d040443 b090443 c014.htm Esbjerg


Den 4. april 1943 styrtede STI R9327 ned ved Ribe på et bombetogt til Kiel (her). Alle om bord blev dræbt.
Alle 7 flyvere blev begravet i Esbjerg den 9. april 1943. (Kilde: FAF)

"Kl. 23.00 den 4. april styrtede flyet ned ved Tved Huse (Obbekaer), 4 km øst for Ribe. (p146MACR)
Flyvetid 20.39-23.00 var 2 timer 21 minutter. (Se TimesEnglandDK)

Styrtet var omkring her. Se
monument ca. 250 m fra nedstyrtningsstedet.

7 flyvere.

 On 4 April 1943 STI R9327 crashed near Ribe on a bombing raid on Kiel  (here). All on board were killed.
All 7 airmen were buried in Esbjerg on 4 April 1943.(Source: FAF)

"At 23.00 hrs. on 4th April aircraft crashed at Tved Huse (Obbekaer), 2½ mile E of Ribe. No survivors." (p146MACR)
The flight 20.39-23.00 took 2 hours 21 minutes. (See TimesEnglandDK)

The crash was about here. See
monument about 250 m from the crash site.

See No. 149 Squadron RAF - Wikipedia * Stirling
Stirling I R9327 OJ-M took off from RAF Lakenheath at 20.39 hrs on 04 APR 1943. (Source: Aircrew Remembered has this.)

7 airmen.