Stirling III BK698 - The North Sea                                                          Updated:  06 MAR 2021

Airman Surname Init Rank Service Sqdn P_link Plane Operation Crash_site Crash_d Buried_d C_link At_Next
e777032.htm Booth E P/O RAF 149 p165.htm STI BK698 Bomb G The North Sea d200443 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
e777029.htm Ellis G I F/Lt RNZAF 149 p165.htm STI BK698 Bomb G The North Sea d200443 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
e777033.htm Ginn E R Sgt RAF 149 p165.htm STI BK698 Bomb G The North Sea d200443 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
e777030.htm Holloway IAM P/O RAF 149 p165.htm STI BK698 Bomb G The North Sea d200443 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
e777031.htm Kelly FLC Sgt RAF 149 p165.htm STI BK698 Bomb G The North Sea d200443 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
a050018.htm McNarey D I F/Lt RNZAF 149 p165.htm STI BK698 Bomb G The North Sea d200443 b150543 c050.htm Lemvig
e777035.htm Mills P B Sgt RAF 149 p165.htm STI BK698 Bomb G The North Sea d200443 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
e777034.htm Sheppard F Sgt RAF 149 p165.htm STI BK698 Bomb G The North Sea d200443 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN


STI BK698 styrtede i Nordsøen i området vest for Esbjerg og Ringkøbing, måske omkring her. (Kilde: AOD)

"På en mission til Lübeck natten til den 21. april 1943 forsvandt et "Stirling" fly over Nordsøen. Hele besætningen omkom.
Flyets navigatør, D. I. McNarey, inddrev som lig ved Thyborøn. Han begravedes den 15. maj 1943 af sognepræst Lund.
7 andre besætningsmedlemmer har ingen kendt grav." (FAF) Archive Report angiver målet som Rostock.
Se Stettin + Rostock 20 - 21 April 1943. Stirling

8 flyvere.

 STI BK698 crashed into the North Sea in the area west of Esbjerg and Ringkøbing, maybe about here. (Source: AOD)

On a mission to Lübeck on the night before 21 April, 1943 a "Stirling" disappeared over the North Sea. All of the crew perished.
The body of Navigator D. I. McNarey drifted in at Thyborøn. He was buried on 15 May, 1943 by Rector Lund, the parish of Lemvig.
7 other members of the crew have no known grave. (FAF) Archive Report mentions Rostock as the target.

See No. 149 Squadron RAF - Wikipedia * Stettin + Rostock 20 - 21 April 1943 * Stirling * Royal Air Force Lakenheath
Stirling III BK698 OJ-O took off from  RAF Lakenheath at 22.03 hrs on 20 APR 1943. (Source: Aircrew Remembered has this + Archive Report.)
8 airmen.