Lancaster III JA972 - The North Sea off Holland                                      Updated:  03 APR 2013
 

Airman Surname Init Rank Service Sqdn P_link Plane Operation Crash_site Crash_d Buried_d C_link At_Next
e555018.htm Ellis A J F/O RCAF 83 p231.htm LAN JA972 Bomb G North Sea off Holland d041043 e555 e555.htm HOLLAND
e555016.htm Hayter JER S/Ldr RAF 83 p231.htm LAN JA972 Bomb G North Sea off Holland d041043 e555 e555.htm HOLLAND
a014179.htm Heeley F R F/Lt RAF 83 p231.htm LAN JA972 Bomb G North Sea off Holland d041043 b040144 c014.htm Esbjerg
e777656.htm Horton GJT F/Sgt RAF 83 p231.htm LAN JA972 Bomb G North Sea off Holland d041043 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
e555017.htm Prudhoe J K Sgt RAF 83 p231.htm LAN JA972 Bomb G North Sea off Holland d041043 e555 e555.htm HOLLAND
e555019.htm Taylor G S F/Sgt RCAF 83 p231.htm LAN JA972 Bomb G North Sea off Holland d041043 e555 e555.htm HOLLAND
e777655.htm Webb F C F/Lt RAF 83 p231.htm LAN JA972 Bomb G North Sea off Holland d041043 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN

 
Den 4. oktober 1943 styrtede
LAN JA972 under et bombetogt mod Kassel (her) i Nordsøen ud for Hollands kyst. Ingen overlevende. (Kilde: MACR)

F. R. Heeley blev fundet drevet ind på Meyers Sand (omkring her) syd for Fanø. Den 4. januar 1944 blev han begravet i Esbjerg. (Kilde: AOD)

1 flyver fra LAN JA972 blev begravet i Esbjerg og 4 i HOLLAND. 2 flyvere har ingen kendt grav.

7 flyvere.


On 4 October 1943 LAN JA972 on a bombing raid targeting Kassel (here) crashed in the North Sea off the Dutch coast. No survivors. (Source: MACR)

F. R. Heeley was found washed ashore on Meyer's Sand (about here) south of Fanø. On 4 January 1944 he was buried in Esbjerg. (Source: AOD)

1 airman from LAN JA972 was buried in Esbjerg and 4 in HOLLAND. 2 airmen have no known grave.

See Bomber Command No. 83 Squadron. This Lancaster - see Lancaster Photos - took off from RAF Wyton.

7 airmen.