Airwar over Denmark

Airwar over Denmark

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Wellington IC HE116 crashed in the North Sea 14/9-1942.


The aircraft belonged to RAF 21 OTU and was coded SJ-B.
T/O 23:40 Edgehill. OP: Bremen.


The aircraft must have crashed into the North Sea, probably not far from Holland. Observer F/S Walter Pedersen RCAF and Wop/Air Gnr. Sgt Robert S.C. Plowright both rest in Holland in Terschelling and Schiermonnik cemeteries.

Air Gnr. Sgt Richard F. Stay was found drifted ashore on 17/10 and was laid to rest in Fovrfelt cemetery in Esbjerg.

Pilot P/O Michael Holub RCAF, Co Pilot Sgt Bernard L. Hancock and W/Op-Air Gnr. Sgt Stanley Davies have no known graves and are commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

 

 

 


   (Jan Haringa)

Observer F/S Walter Pedersen RCAF

 


   (Jan Haringa)

 


   (Jan Haringa)

 


   (Jan Haringa)

Terschelling, Holland

 



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