Lancaster III JA713 - The Kattegat off Tunø                                                    Updated:  01 OCT 2013

Airman Surname Init Rank Service Sqdn P_link Plane Operation Crash_site Crash_d Buried_d C_link At_Next
a014169.htm Barnsley P Sgt RAF 7 p219.htm LAN JA713 Bomb G The Kattegat off Tunø d040943 b080943 c014.htm Esbjerg
a118002.htm Crockford A F/O RAF 7 p219.htm LAN JA713 Bomb G The Kattegat off Tunø d040943 b270943 c118.htm Århus
e777036.htm Eaton H E Sgt RAF 7 p219.htm LAN JA713 Bomb G The Kattegat off Tunø d040943 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
a118003.htm Robinson E F/Sgt RAF 7 p219.htm LAN JA713 Bomb G The Kattegat off Tunø d040943 b200943 c118.htm Århus
e777037.htm Vardy G Sgt RAF 7 p219.htm LAN JA713 Bomb G The Kattegat off Tunø d040943 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
e777038.htm Watson L A F/Sgt RAF 7 p219.htm LAN JA713 Bomb G The Kattegat off Tunø d040943 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
e777039.htm Wood WCL Sgt RAF 7 p219.htm LAN JA713 Bomb G The Kattegat off Tunø d040943 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN


Den 4. september 1943 kl. 02.30 styrtede LAN JA713 i Kattegat syd for Tunø
(omkring her) på hjemvejen fra et bombetogt til Berlin.

Hele besætningen omkom. Se dykning ved flyet i Vragguiden.

Se Den lange version fra Flyvehistorisk Tidsskrift. LAN EE138 fra 460 Squadron blev skudt ned ved Stadil under samme operation. Se Stadil - Flyverminde.

2 flyvere fra
LAN JA713 blev begravet i Århus og 1 flyver i Esbjerg. 4 besætningsmedlemmer har ingen kendt grav. 7 flyvere.

On 4 September 1943 at 02.30 hours LAN JA713 crashed into the Kattegat south of Tunø (about here) on the return flight from a bombing raid on Berlin.

All of the crew perished. See diving at the aircraft = dykning ved flyet on the website Vragguiden - in Danish, but with a map and underwater photos.

See The long version from (Danish) Aviation Historical Review. LAN EE138 of 460 Squadron was shot down at Stadil on the same operation. See Stadil - Memorial.

2 airmen from LAN JA713 were buried in Århus and 1 airman in Esbjerg. 4 members of the crew have no known grave.

See Bomber Command No. 7 Squadron  and 7 Squadron Association.
This Lancaster took off from RAF Oakington, see Former RAF Oakington. See also Lancaster photos.
7 airmen.