Lancaster III JB600 - Near Torrild                                                           Updated: 31 OCT 2017

Airman Surname Init Rank Service Sqdn P_link Plane Operation Crash_site Crash_d Buried_d C_link At_Next
a014207.htm Brooks J L F/Sgt RAAF 460 p286.htm LAN JB600 Minelaying Near Torrild d100444 b150444 c014.htm Esbjerg
a014208.htm Burke R W P/O RAAF 460 p286.htm LAN JB600 Minelaying Near Torrild d100444 b150444 c014.htm Esbjerg
o888033.htm Cooper S W F/Sgt RAAF 460 p286.htm LAN JB600 Minelaying Near Torrild d100444 o888 o888.htm POW
a014209.htm Fleming P S F/Sgt RAAF 460 p286.htm LAN JB600 Minelaying Near Torrild d100444 b150444 c014.htm Esbjerg
a014210.htm Henry A P/O RAAF 460 p286.htm LAN JB600 Minelaying Near Torrild d100444 b150444 c014.htm Esbjerg
a014211.htm Hosier J S F/Sgt RAAF 460 p286.htm LAN JB600 Minelaying Near Torrild d100444 b150444 c014.htm Esbjerg
a014212.htm Steedman E H Sgt RAF 460 p286.htm LAN JB600 Minelaying Near Torrild d100444 b150444 c014.htm Esbjerg


"Natten til den 10. april 1944 foretog RAF en stor mineudlægningsoperation ved Danzig (Gdansk her). I forbindelse med overflyvningen af dansk område blev
mindst 7 britiske bombefly skudt ned, mens flere nedstyrtede i Nordsøen, i større eller mindre afstand fra Vestkysten. Fra 6 fly nedstyrtet i Midtjylland, og 2 i
Nordsøen, ligger 35 omkomne flyvere begravet i Esbjerg. Samtlige flyvere begravedes den 15. april 1944." (FAF) Google Map Mine 10 APR 1944.

Lancaster JB600 blev ramt over Østjylland og nedstyrtede ved Torrild, vest for Odder. (FAF) Nedstyrtningsstedet er her ved Præsthøjvej 180, 8300 Odder
2 km syd for Torrild. (Kilde: KPM, Torrild)
Indgangen til kirkegården i Torrild er her. I Torrild Kirke er en mindetavle fra 1945 og en gæstebog givet til kirken 1990 af eneste overlevende medlem af besætningen.

Se 5 flyvere fra dette fly blandt 47 navne i London og Horsens. Se også Google Map HorsensEH4 og Google Map 460 Squadron RAAF-DK.

7 flyvere.

"On the night before April 10 1944, the RAF carried out a big minelaying operation at Danzig (Gdansk here). At least 7 British bombers were shot down as they
flew over Danish territory, and several crashed into the North Sea, off the west coast of Jutland. From 6 planes crashed in the central part of Jutland, and 2 in the
North Sea, 35 airmen were buried in Esbjerg. All of the airmen were buried on April 15 1944." (FAF) Google Map Mine 10 APR 1944.
Lancaster JB600 was hit over East Jutland and crashed at Torrild, west of Odder. (FAF) The crash site is here near Præsthøjvej 180, 8300 Odder. (Source:KPM,Torrild)
The entrance to the churchyard of Torrild is here. In Torrild Church you see a memorial tablet from 1945 and a Visitors´ Book presented to the church 1990 by the
sole survivor of the crew.

See 5 airmen from this plane among 47 names in London and Horsens. See also Google Map HorsensEH47 and Google Map 460 Squadron RAAF-DK.

See Bomber Command No. 460 Squadron RAAF* 460 Squadron - Bomber Command WW2* No. 460 Squadron - Australian War Memorial* No. 460 Squadron RAAF.Lancaster III JB600 AR-O took off from RAF Binbrook at 21.26 hrs on 09 APR 1944. (Source: Aircrew Remembered has this.) See also Lancaster photos.
7 airmen.