Stirling LJ942 - Roskilde Fjord                                                                     Updated:  29 AUG 2018

Airman Surname Init Rank Service Sqdn P_link Plane Operation Crash_site Crash_d Buried_d C_link At_Next
v999013.htm Dillon C P/O RAF 299 p418r.htm STI LJ942 Drop in DK Roskilde Fjord d030445 v999 v999.htm EVD to S
o888131.htm Farmer H J F/Sgt RAF 299 p418r.htm STI LJ942 Drop in DK Roskilde Fjord d030445 o888 o888.htm POW
v999014.htm Hart H J Wt/O RAF 299 p418r.htm STI LJ942 Drop in DK Roskilde Fjord d030445 v999 v999.htm EVD to S
v999015.htm Hills A Wt/O RAF 299 p418r.htm STI LJ942 Drop in DK Roskilde Fjord d030445 v999 v999.htm EVD to S
o888132.htm Laing C V Sgt? RAF 299 p418r.htm STI LJ942 Drop in DK Roskilde Fjord d030445 o888 o888.htm POW
a110003.htm McBeath T A P/O RCAF 299 p418r.htm STI LJ942 Drop in DK Roskilde Fjord d030445 b090645 c110.htm Kirke Værløse
 
Natten til den 3. april 1945 styrtede STI LJ942 i Roskilde Fjord her nord for Frederikssund. Se p418rMACR og Google Map p418r.
3 flyvere nåede Sverige, 2 blev krigsfanger og 1 blev begravet i Kirke Værløse. (Kilde: FT 88-44-51) Se den lange historie.
Se også www.gunnarmarboe.dk om Besættelsen og hverdagsliv 1940-1945 og især Pilot under jorden om Dillon og andre flyvere fra dette fly.

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.

6 flyvere.

On the night before 3 April 1945 STI LJ942 crashed into Roskilde Fjord here north of Frederikssund. See p418rMACR and Google Map p418r.
3 airmen evaded to Sweden, 2 became prisoners of war and 1 one buried in Kirke Værløse. (Source: FT 88-44-51) See the long story.
See also
www.gunnarmarboe.dk about a family 1940-1945 and Pilot under jorden about Dillon and other airmen from this plane. In Danish but with some photos.

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.

See No. 299 Squadron RAF - Wikipedia and 299 Squadron at Unit Histories. This Stirling took off from RAF Shepherds Grove.   

6 airmen.