Stirling IV LK149 - The North Sea                                                                 Updated: 18 JUN 2018

Airman Surname Init Rank Service Sqdn P_link Plane Operation Crash_site Crash_d Buried_d C_link At_Next
e777756.htm Batten H T F/S RAF 138 p397r.htm STI LK149 Drop in DK The North Sea d230245 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
e777755.htm Cole G Sgt RAF 138 p397r.htm STI LK149 Drop in DK The North Sea d230245 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
e777754.htm Hasler B R F/Sgt RAF 138 p397r.htm STI LK149 Drop in DK The North Sea d230245 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
a100004.htm Letts G A Sgt RAF 138 p397r.htm STI LK149 Drop in DK The North Sea d230245 b250245 c100.htm Sdr. Nissum
a100005.htm Sharman A P/O RAF 138 p397r.htm STI LK149 Drop in DK The North Sea d230245 b010345 c100.htm Sdr. Nissum
e777753.htm Sinkinson E W F/Sgt RAF 138 p397r.htm STI LK149 Drop in DK The North Sea d230245 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
a063005.htm Webster F W Sgt RAF 138 p397r.htm STI LK149 Drop in DK The North Sea d230245 b010745 c063.htm Nr. Haurvig

Natten til den 24. februar 1945 styrtede STI LK149 i Nordsøen. Det var på vej med våbenforsyninger til en modtageplads ved Hobro (her). Alle 7 flyvere omkom. (Kilde: FAF) 4 flyvere fra
STI LK149 har ingen kendt grav. 2 er begravet i Sdr. Nissum og 1 i Nr. Haurvig. Mere ved hver enkelt flyver.

"Stirling LK149 styrtede i Nordsøen natten før 24. februar 1945. Ingen overlevende. Formodet nedkastningssted "Marie" nær Hobro. (p397rMACR)

Dette var et af 15 fly mistet med tab af 69 liv + 3 fly mistet uden tab af liv, 5 af dem i RKSK, se Google Map Rebild Mindetavlen i Rebild og Rebild 2012.
Omkring 6500 containere med omkring 700 tons våben, sprængstoffer og mere fra SOE blev nedkastet til dansk modstandsbevægelse.
RAF udførte 284 og USAAF 168 vellykkede nedkastninger over Danmark. Modstandsbevægelsen blev bevæbnet og mindst 4.481 sabotageaktioner blev udført.

7 flyvere.

STI LK149 crashed in the North Sea on the night before 24 February 1945. It was on its way with supplies of weapons to a drop zone at Hobro (here). All 7 airmen perished. (Source: FAF) 4 airmen from STI LK149 have no known grave. 2 are buried in Sdr. Nissum and 1 in Nr. Haurvig. More at each airman.

"Stirling LK149 crashed in the North Sea. No survivors. Special Remarks: DZ "Marie" near Hobro presumed." (p397rMACR)

This was one of 15 planes crashed with the loss of 69 lives + 3 planes lost without loss of lives, 5 of them on RKSK, see Google Map RebildRebild 2012 and
the Memorial Plaque in Rebild. About 6,500 containers with about 700 tons of weapons, explosives, and more were dropped to
the Danish resistance movement.
The RAF had 284 and the USAAF had 168 successful airdrops over Denmark. The resistance movement was armed and there were at least 4,481 sabotage actions.


No. 138 Squadron - Wikipedia * Roll of Honour, Tempsford * Tempsford Special Duties Squadrons * A History of Tempsford Airfield * The Tempsford Airfield Pages
Stirling IV LK149 NF-D
took off from RAF Tempsford on 23 FEB 1945. (Source: Aircrew Remembered has this.) Short Stirling

7 airmen.