Stirling III BK807 crashed in Langelands Belt on 29/4
The aircraft belonged to RAF 75 Sqn Bomber Command and was coded AA-M.
T/O 20:30 Newmarket OP: Gardening Radish (Fehmarn Belt)
At 00:08 Marine Flak Batteri MAA 814 claimed that they had shot down an aircraft
in Langelands Belt. The whole crew on BK807 perished.
The dead body of Air Gnr. Sgt Malcolm E. J. Shogren RNZAF was found in number
three ferry berth in Korsor ferry harbour on June 2. The body was taken to the
chapel of Korsor Hospital and handed over to the German Wehrmacht. It was laid
to rest in Svino cemetery on June 5, while Air Gnr. Sgt Harry P. Holme was found
by Nakskov on June 24 and laid to rest in Svino cemetery on June 28.
Pilot P/O Douglas V. Hamar, Navigator Sgt Desmond R. Ross RNZAF, Air Bomber Sgt
Ross C. Buckley RNZAF, W/Op Sgt William L. F. Brian RNZAF and Flt Engr. Sgt George
L. Lennox have no known grave and are commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.
(Via Finn Buch)
Air Gnr. Sgt Malcolm E. J. Shogren
Sources: CWGC, RL 19/455, UA, LBUK, BCL, BS.
Minelaying on the night of 28/29 April 1943
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Stirling I BF447 shot down near Vrønding on 29/4
Stirling III BF467 crashed in Langelands Belt near
Kappel on 29/4 1943
Stirling III BF515 shot down by Taagerup on 29/4
Wellington X HE170 tried to crash land near
Bjerndrup 29/4 1943
Wellington X HZ278 crashed Esbjerg on 29/4 1943
Lancaster I W4945 crashed 29/4 1943 at Remmerstrand
Stirling I EF356 shot down near Aadum on 29/4 1943
Lancaster III ED733 crashed at Jordrup on 29/4-1943
Stirling I serial number R9290 crashed in the
Langelandsbælt near Vesternæs of Lolland 29/4 1943
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