Lancaster III ND675 - Near Filskov  LAN ND765 Mon 1 * LAN ND765 Mon 2 * LAN ND765 Mon 3 * Turfolder Updated: 21 MAY 2019

Airman Surname Init Rank Service Sqdn P_link Plane Operation Crash_site Crash_d Buried_d C_link At_Next
o888075.htm Banks W Sgt RAF 100 p290.htm LAN ND675 Minelaying Near Filskov d100444 o888 o888.htm POW
a014218.htm Dickie A G F/Lt RCAF 100 p290.htm LAN ND675 Minelaying Near Filskov d100444 b150444 c014.htm Esbjerg
o888076.htm Lambe R R F/Sgt RAF 100 p290.htm LAN ND675 Minelaying Near Filskov d100444 o888 o888.htm POW
o888077.htm Massey R Sgt RAF 100 p290.htm LAN ND675 Minelaying Near Filskov d100444 o888 o888.htm POW
a014219.htm Price A W Sgt RAF 100 p290.htm LAN ND675 Minelaying Near Filskov d100444 b150444 c014.htm Esbjerg
o888078.htm Rayment W Sgt RAF 100 p290.htm LAN ND675 Minelaying Near Filskov d100444 o888 o888.htm POW
v999009.htm White A G F/Sgt RAF 100 p290.htm LAN ND675 Minelaying Near Filskov d100444 v999 v999.htm EVD to S


Den 10. april 1944 styrtede LAN ND675 ned
ved jernbanelinjen nord for Filskov omkring her på hjemtur efter en minelægningsoperation. (FAF) Se p290MACR.

"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.

4 flyvere
blev ført til Tyske krigsfangelejre. "Sgt W. Banks blev interneret i lejrene L6 Heydekrug / 357 Thorn-Fallingbostel med Sgt R. Massey og Sgt W. Rayment.
F/S R. R. Lambe i lejr L3 Sagan." (Lost Bombers)

Den 5. maj 2008 blev et monument afsløret her ved nedstyrtningsstedet. Samme dag afsløredes et monument for besætningen på WEL BK368.
Se Folder p290 + p140 fra Filskov Lokalhistoriske Arkiv via Anne-Vibe Jensen, Billund Kommune. 2 sider om LAN ND675 fulgt af 2 sider om WEL BK368.
2 flyvere er begravet i Esbjerg, 4 blev taget til fange og sendt til Tyske krigsfangelejre. 1 undslap til Sverige. 7 flyvere.

On 10 April 1944 LAN ND675 crashed near the railway line north of Filskov about here on the return flight from a minelaying operation. (FAF) See p290MACR.

"On the night before April 10 1944 a big minelaying operation at Danzig (Gdansk here) was carried out by the RAF. 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.

4 airmen
were taken to German POW-Camps. "Sgt W.Banks was interned in Camps L6 Heydekrug / 357 Thorn-Fallingbostel with Sgt R.Massey and Sgt W.Rayment. F/S R. R. Lambe in Camp L3 Sagan." (Lost Bombers)

Lancaster ND675 crashed on the railway line a couple of km north of Filskov about here. (FAF)
On 5 May, 2008 a  monument was unveiled here at the crash site. On the same day a monument to the crew of WEL BK368 was unveiled.
See Folder p290 + p140 from Filskov Lokalhistoriske Arkiv via Anne-Vibe Jensen, the Municipality of Billund. 2 pages LAN ND675 and 2 pages about WEL BK368.

2 airmen are buried in Esbjerg, 4 became POWs and were taken to
German POW-Camps. 1 evaded to Sweden.
See  No. 100 Squadron RAF - Wikipedia * 100 Squadron Association * RAF-Lincolnshire with RAF Grimsby and 100 Squadron. See Lancaster Photos.
Lancaster III ND675 HW-S took off from RAF Grimsby at 21.23 hrs on 09 APR 1944. (Source: Aircrew Remembered has this.) 7 airmen.