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Blenheim IV N6214 crashed in the North Sea near Norway on 25/4 1940.
The aircraft belonged to RAF 110 Sqn. Bomber Command and was coded VE-?.
T/o Lossiemouth OP: Anti shipping to Ulvik in Upper Hardangerfjord.
While attacking shipping near Ulvik at Granvins Fjord N6214 crashed into the
sea. All onboard died. Pilot Sgt Wilbert Priestley and W/Op-Air Gnr. L.A.C.
Robert A.Roberts have no known graves and are commemorated on the Runnymede
On 23/8 at 10:00 hours the dead body of Observer Sgt. William T.
Howells was found drifted ashore on the beach 1 km south of the Thorsminde lock
by Reciever of Wrecks Jens Madsen.
On 25/81940 Howells was laid to rest in Søndre Nissum cemetery.
Sources : BCL, Police rapport, CWGC, FB.
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