Stirling III EH948 - Kiel Bay/Baltic Sea                                                  Updated:  02 DEC 2016
 

Airman Surname Init Rank Service Sqdn P_link Plane Operation Crash_site Crash_d Buried_d C_link At_Next
e777677.htm Bruhns H H P/O RNZAF 75 p272.htm STI EH948 Minelaying Kiel Bay/Baltic Sea d240244 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
e777678.htm Butler L L F/Sgt RNZAF 75 p272.htm STI EH948 Minelaying Kiel Bay/Baltic Sea d240244 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
e777682.htm Hall R E Sgt RAF 75 p272.htm STI EH948 Minelaying Kiel Bay/Baltic Sea d240244 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
e777680.htm Harry J W Sgt RAF 75 p272.htm STI EH948 Minelaying Kiel Bay/Baltic Sea d240244 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
a113117.htm Sawtell A H F/Sgt RAAF 75 p272.htm STI EH948 Minelaying Kiel Bay/Baltic Sea d240244 b050744 c113.htm Aabenraa
e777679.htm Summers W J Sgt RAF 75 p272.htm STI EH948 Minelaying Kiel Bay/Baltic Sea d240244 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
e777681.htm Wilkes E A Sgt RAF 75 p272.htm STI EH948 Minelaying Kiel Bay/Baltic Sea d240244 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN


Den 24. februar 1944 styrtede STI EH948 i Kiel Bugt/Østersøen måske omkring her i forbindelse med en minelægningsoperation, se
Minelægningsområder.

Kun A. H. Sawtell blev fundet skyllet i land. Han blev begravet i Aabenraa den 5. juli 1944.
H. H. Bruhns, L. L. Butler, R. E. Hall, J. W. Harry, W. J. Summers og E. A. Wilkes blev meldt savnet. (Kilde: FAF)

Google Map planesRNZAF   7 flyvere.


On 24 February 1944
STI EH948 crashed in the Kiel Bay / the Baltic Sea maybe about here in connection with a minelaying operation, see Minelaying areas.

Only A. H. Sawtell was found washed ashore. He was buried in Aabenraa on 5 July 1944.
H. H. Bruhns, L. L. Butler, R. E. Hall, J. W. Harry, W. J. Summers and E. A. Wilkes were reported Missing in Action. (Source: FAF)

See Bomber Command No. 75 Squadron and No. 75 Squadron RNZAF. 75 Squadron Association NZ + UK.

Stirling III EH948 AA-Q took off from RAF Mepal at 18.10 hrs on 24 FEB 1944. (Source: Aircrew Remembered has this.) 

75(nz)squadron has more, also 75(NZ) Squadron RAF Records from February 1944, find entry of 24.2.1944,
and see that this plane with Captain Bruhns failed to return.

Google Map planesRNZAF   7 airmen.