Lancaster III ND522 - The North Sea NW of Mandø Mandø flystyrt - Mandø air crashes Esbjerg - Varde Updated: 11 NOV 2019

Airman Surname Init Rank Service Sqdn P_link Plane Operation Crash_site Crash_d Buried_d C_link At_Next
e777352.htm Campbell J M Sgt RAF 207 p323.htm LAN ND522 Minelaying Sea NW of Mandø d220544 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
a014233.htm Freeman J A Sgt RAF 207 p323.htm LAN ND522 Minelaying Sea NW of Mandø d220544 b270544 c014.htm Esbjerg
e777350.htm Larby H J F/O RAF 207 p323.htm LAN ND522 Minelaying Sea NW of Mandø d220544 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
e777351.htm Mattocks B C F/Sgt RAF 207 p323.htm LAN ND522 Minelaying Sea NW of Mandø d220544 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
o888460.htm Simpson M J Sgt RCAF 207 p323.htm LAN ND522 Minelaying Sea NW of Mandø d220544 o888 o888.htm POW
o888459.htm Walshe P E F/O RNZAF 207 p323.htm LAN ND522 Minelaying Sea NW of Mandø d220544 o888 o888.htm POW
e777353.htm Watts E L Sgt RAF 207 p323.htm LAN ND522 Minelaying Sea NW of Mandø d220544 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN


Den 22. maj 1944 styrtede LAN ND522 i Vadehavet nord for Mandø - måske omkring her. Se p323MACR.
J. A. Freeman blev begravet den 27. maj 1944 i Esbjerg.
4 flyvere har ingen kendt grav.
2 flyvere sprang ud med faldskærm og blev taget til fange.
(Kilde: FAF) De blev ført til Tyske krigsfangelejre.

Flyet var på en minelægningoperation over området Forget-Me-Not, Kiel Havn (her).
Se Minelægningsområder.
Se også Natoperationerne 21-22 maj 1944.


Se Lancaster fotos.  7 flyvere.

On 22 May 1944 LAN ND522 crashed into the waters north of Mandø - maybe about here.  See p323MACR.
J. A. Freeman was buried in Esbjerg on 27 May 1944.
4 airmen have no known grave.
2 airmen bailed out and were taken prisoners. (Source: FAF) They
were taken to German POW-Camps.

The plane was on a minelaying operation over the area
Forget-Me-Not, Kiel Harbour (here). See Minelaying areas.
See The night operations 21-22 MAY 1944.


See No. 207 Squadron - Wikipedia * 207 Squadron Association * RAF-Lincolnshire.info * Lancaster Photos.
Lancaster III ND522 EM-J took off from RAF Spilsby at 22.10 hrs on 21 MAY 1944. (Source: Aircrew Remembered has this.)
7 airmen.