Stirling Mk. I R9290 (AA-X) - SW of Lolland                                       Updated:  02 DEC 2016
 

Airman Surname Init Rank Service Sqdn P_link Plane Operation Crash_site Crash_d Buried_d C_link At_Next
e777798.htm Bickham C J F/O RAF 075 p460.htm STI R9290 Minelaying SW of Lolland d280443 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
e777796.htm Corin H G Sgt RNZAF 075 p460.htm STI R9290 Minelaying SW of Lolland d280443 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
e777795.htm Graham A Sgt RAF 075 p460.htm STI R9290 Minelaying SW of Lolland d280443 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
e777797.htm Howes V C Sgt RNZAF 075 p460.htm STI R9290 Minelaying SW of Lolland d280443 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
e777794.htm Lewis A E F/Sgt RAAF 075 p460.htm STI R9290 Minelaying SW of Lolland d280443 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
e777799.htm Moulton F A Sgt RAF 075 p460.htm STI R9290 Minelaying SW of Lolland d280443 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
e777800.htm Whitehart J H Sgt RAF 075 p460.htm STI R9290 Minelaying SW of Lolland d280443 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN


Den 29. april 1943 styrtede STI R9290 i havet omkring her nær Vesternæs.
Flyvehistorisk Tidsskrift skriver:

"28.-29. april 1943 (kl. 0035) Langelands Bælt nær Vesternæs Stirling Mk. I R9290 (AA-X)
75 BS, 3 BG, Newmarket, Suffolk
(Minering: Vestlige del af Fehmarn Bælt (omkring her))
7 MIA.

Muligvis skudt ned i området, men ingen spor efter fly eller besætning." (FT 86-88-10)
Af de 207 fly gik 15 fly tabt over dansk område, se Google Map p169+MINELAYING.
Kun 4 flyvere fra de 23 fly overlevede! Se også
Minelægningsområder og Lancaster fotos.
Google Map planesRNZAF  7 flyvere.

On 29 April 1943 STI R9290 crashed into the sea about here near Vesternæs. (Danish) Aviation Historical Review writes:

"28 - 29 april 1943 (00.35 hours) The Langelands Bælt near Vesternæs.  Stirling Mk I W7513 (AA-G)
75 BS, 3 BG, Newmarket, Suffolk.
(Minelaying: The western part of the Fehmarn Belt (about here))
7 MIA.

Possibly shot down in the area, but the plane and the crew disappeared without a trace." (FT 86-88-10) See Minelaying areas.
15 of the 207 bombers were lost over Danish territory, see Google Map p169+MINELAYING. Only 4 airmen from the 23 lost planes survived!

See Bomber Command No. 75 Squadron and No. 75 Squadron RNZAF. 75 Squadron Association NZ + UK.
Stirling I R9290 AA-X took off from RAF Newmarket at 20.41 hrs on 28 APR 1943. (Source: Aircrew Remembered has this.) 

75(nz)squadron has more, also 75(NZ) Squadron RAF Records from April 1943, find entry of 28.4.1943,
and see that this plane with Captain Lewis failed to return.
Google Map planesRNZAF  7 airmen.