Carl Carlson              Photo: AS 25 MAY 2015   Updated:  18 JUN 2015                                  1948 -           Ardennes, BELGIUM

Airman: u019063.htm Surname: Carlson Init: C Rank: 2ndLt Service: USAAF Sqdn: 199

P_link: p246.htm Plane: STI EF154 Operation: Minelaying Crash_site: Near Hirsholmene

Crash_d: d011243 Buried_d: b081243 C_link: c019.htm At_Next: Frederikshavn

STI EF154 skulle kaste miner ved indsejlingen til havnen i Frederikshavn den 1. december 1943.
Flyet blev ramt af flak og styrtede ned i målområdet mellem Frederikshavn og øerne Hirsholmene
omkring her.
Kort efter nedstyrtningen blev ligene af 3 besætningsmedlemmer bjærget, og de blev begravet på Frederikshavn Kirkegård den 8. december 1943.

2nd Lt Carl Carlson, USAAF, blev sammen med de andre amerikanske flyvere i Frederikshavn
opgravet den 1. maj 1948 og overført til
Ardennes American Cemetery i Belgien. (Kilde: FAF)
Der blev han begravet,
Plot B Row 39 Grave 8. Awards: Air Medal, Purple Heart.
Han kom i tjenesten fra Connecticut. (Kilde: ABMC)


4 besætningsmedlemmer har ingen kendt grav. (Kilde: FT 89-70-30)
7 flyvere. 

STI EF154 was to drop mines at the entrance to the harbour of Frederikshavn on 1 December 1943. The plane was hit by flak and crashed in the drop zone between Frederikshavn and the islands Hirsholmene about here.
The bodies of 3 crew members were recovered shortly after the crash, and they were buried in Frederikshavn Cemetery on 8 December 1943.

Together with the other American airmen in Frederikshavn Cemetery, 2nd Lt Carl Carlson USAAF
was disinterred on 1 May 1948 and transferred to
Ardennes American Cemetery in Belgium.

He still rests in Ardennes American Cemetery  in Belgium. He entered the Service from: Connecticut.
Buried at: Plot B Row 39 Grave 8. Awards: Air Medal, Purple Heart. (Source: ABMC)

4 crew members have no known grave. (Source: FT 89-70-30)

See Bomber Command No. 199 Squadron. This Stirling took off from RAF Lakenheath.
See also the Stirling Aircraft Society.  7 airmen.