Halifax II DT747 crashed Hjertingvej road in Sædding,
The aircraft belonged to RAF 102 Sqn. Bomber Command and was coded DY-P.
T/o 21:20 Pocklington. Op : Stettin.
Outbound Halifax DT747 was hit by flak over Esbjerg from II.,III.u.IV./2.lei.Flakabt.742
and IV./2.lei.Flakabt.844 u. Alarmflakbatt.II/XI (L) atl 00:51 hours.
DT747 crashed on Hjertingvej road in Sædding near the place where the ”Fishing
Museum” is located today.
The whole crew perished and were laid to rest in Fovrfelt cemetery in Esbjerg on
They were Pilot Flt.Sgt. Thomas S.E. Bennett RNZAF, Sgt. James K. Campbell,
Pilot Sgt. Wilfred A. Griffiths, W.Op. Sgt. Arnold Jenkinson, Observer Sgt.
Wilfrid C. Marsh, Flt. Engr. Sgt. James T. Smith, Air Gnr. Flt.Sgt. Alexander C.
Weir RCAF and Air Gnr. Bertram C.J. White.
Pictures via Rudolf Clausen, Esbjerg
(Via Finn Buch)
Pilot Flt.Sgt. Thomas S. E. Bennett
Sources: BCL, BE, RL 19/456, LBUK.
The night of 20/21 April 1943
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