Lancaster III JA691 - Barsmark                                                              Updated:  26 JAN 2015

Airman Surname Init Rank Service Sqdn P_link Plane Operation Crash_site Crash_d Buried_d C_link At_Next
a113071.htm Buchanan N W F/Sgt RAAF 49 p209.htm LAN JA691 Bomb G Barsmark d180843 b210843 c113.htm Aabenraa
a113072.htm Fowlston R Sgt RAF 49 p209.htm LAN JA691 Bomb G Barsmark d180843 b210843 c113.htm Aabenraa
a113073.htm Freeman L F Sgt RAF 49 p209.htm LAN JA691 Bomb G Barsmark d180843 b210843 c113.htm Aabenraa
a113074.htm Henley L J Sgt RAF 49 p209.htm LAN JA691 Bomb G Barsmark d180843 b210843 c113.htm Aabenraa
a113075.htm Randall H J F/O RAF 49 p209.htm LAN JA691 Bomb G Barsmark d180843 b210843 c113.htm Aabenraa
a113076.htm Slaughter R W Sgt RAF 49 p209.htm LAN JA691 Bomb G Barsmark d180843 b210843 c113.htm Aabenraa
a113077.htm Stiles W J Sgt RAF 49 p209.htm LAN JA691 Bomb G Barsmark d180843 b210843 c113.htm Aabenraa


"Natten til den 18. august 1943 angreb næsten 600 RAF bombere den tyske forsøgsstation ved Peenemünde på øen Usedom, nord for Stettin. Under retur-
flyvningen fra dette mål blev 3 "Lancaster" fly skudt ned mellem kl. 02.54 og 03.11 af en og samme tyske natjager. Samtlige ombordværende britiske
flyvere omkom." (FAF) Se beretning fra Pilot, Oberleutnant Hans Meisner
modtaget fra Jørgen Jørgensen, Flystyrt.dk.
.
Se Ankerpladsen med dansk side om Peenemünde og den officielle Peenemunde, Historical Technical Information Center og
Peenemünde i Wikipedia.

De 3 fly: LAN JA851 styrtede ned her ved Hellesø gård, LAN JA691 ved Barsmark her, og LAN EE117 ved Ustrup her.

Se monument rejst her for flyverne fra LAN JA691 ved nedstyrtningsstedet her. Se også The Loss of Lancaster JA691 af Malcolm Brooke på siden BomberHistory.co.uk.
7 flyvere.

"On the night before 18 August, 1943 nearly 600 RAF bombers attacked the German military test site at Peenemünde on the island of Usedom, north of Stettin.
During the return flight from this target 3 Lancasters were shot down between 02.54 and 03.11 by the very same German night fighter. All British airmen on board
perished." (FAF) See account from Pilot, Oberleutnant Hans Meisner received from Jørgen Jørgensen
, Flystyrt.dk.

See the official Peenemunde, Historical Technical Information Center and Peenemünde in Wikipedia.

The 3 planes: LAN JA851 crashed here at Hellesø gård, LAN JA691 at Barsmark here  and LAN EE117 at Ustrup here.

See monument here to the airmen from LAN JA691 at the crash site here.
See also The Loss of Lancaster JA691 by Malcolm Brooke on the website BomberHistory.co.uk.
See Bomber Command No. 49 Squadron 
49 Squadron Association * RAF-Lincolnshire - 49 Sqn. See Lancaster Photos and a special website with RAF Fiskerton.
Lancaster III JA691 EA-L took off from RAF Fiskerton at 21.46 hrs on 17 AUG 1943. (Source: Aircrew Remembered has this.)

7 airmen.