Lancaster I ME372 - The North Sea                                                       Updated: 30 JAN 2019

Airman Surname Init Rank Service Sqdn P_link Plane Operation Crash_site Crash_d Buried_d C_link At_Next
e777768.htm Ashworth F M F/Sgt RNZAF 227 p417.htm LAN ME372 Bomb G The North Sea d220345 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
e777764.htm Debarr F H P/O RAF 227 p417.htm LAN ME372 Bomb G The North Sea d220345 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
e777769.htm Jones T J Sgt RAF 227 p417.htm LAN ME372 Bomb G The North Sea d220345 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
e777765.htm O'Marah T L Sgt RAF 227 p417.htm LAN ME372 Bomb G The North Sea d220345 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
e777767.htm White G H Sgt RAF 227 p417.htm LAN ME372 Bomb G The North Sea d220345 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
a059001.htm Whitechurch E K F/O RNZAF 227 p417.htm LAN ME372 Bomb G The North Sea d220345 b230645 c059.htm Mosevrå
e777766.htm Wilkinson E W F/Sgt RAF 227 p417.htm LAN ME372 Bomb G The North Sea d220345 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN


Den 22. marts 1945 styrtede LAN ME372 i Nordsøen i forbindelse med et bombetogt til Hamburg. Hele besætningen omkom.

E. K. Whitechurch blev fundet ilanddrevet den 19. juni 1945 på Vejers Strand (omkring her). Med hestevogn blev hans lig ført til strandfoged Bloch, Vejers, hvor ligsynet blev foretaget. Den 23. juni 1945 blev han begravet i Mosevrå. (Kilde: FAF)

6 flyvere blev meldt savnet.

7 flyvere.

On 22 March 1945 LAN ME372 crashed into the North Sea in connection with a bombing raid on Hamburg. All of the crew perished.

On 19 June 1945 E. K. Whitechurch was found drifted ashore on Vejers Strand (about here). He was taken on a horsedrawn carriage to receiver of wrecks Bloch, Vejers for a medical inspection of his body. On 23 June 1945 he was buried in Mosevraa Churchyard. (Source: FAF)

6 airmen were reported Missing in Action.

See No. 227 Squadron RAF. This Lancaster -  see Lancaster Photos - took off from RAF Balderton.
7 airmen.