Defiant II AA417 - The North Sea                                           Updated:  17 MAR 2013
 

Airman Surname Init Rank Service Sqdn P_link Plane Operation Crash_site Crash_d Buried_d C_link At_Next
a050016.htm Ferguson E H F/O RAF 515 p147.htm DEF AA417 Patrol The North Sea d110443 b190643 c050.htm Lemvig
a050017.htm McKeon B P/O RAF 515 p147.htm DEF AA417 Patrol The North Sea d110443 b190643 c050.htm Lemvig


Kl. 21.25 den 11. april 1943 lettede
DEF AA417 fra RAF Coltishall på en patruljeflyvning. Flyet styrtede i Nordsøen. Ingen overlevende. (Kilde: MACR)

E. H. Ferguson blev fundet drevet ind ved Vedersø Klit (omkring her) den 14. juni 1943.

B. McKeon blev fundet drevet ind ved Trans Klit (omkring her) den 16. juni 1943.

Den 19. juni 1943 blev de begge begravet i Lemvig af pastor J. Bendsen. (Kilde: FAF)

2 flyvere.


At 21.25 hrs. on 11 April 1943 DEF AA417 took off from RAF Coltishall on a patrol flight. It crashed in the North Sea. No survivors. (Source: MACR)

E. H. Ferguson was found washed ashore near Vedersø Klit (about here) on 14 June 1943.

B. McKeon was found washed ashore near Trans Klit (about here) on 16 June 1943.

On 19 June 1943 both of them were buried in Lemvig by Vicar J. Bendsen. (Source: FAF)

Bomber Command No. 515 Squadron * No. 515 Squadron RAF * This Boulton Paul Defiant II took off from RAF Coltishall.

2 airmen.