Airwar over Denmark

Airwar over Denmark

 By Søren C. Flensted


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Mosquito FB VI SZ999 crashed in Nyrup Bay 21/3 1945.

The aircraft belonged to RAF 464 Sqn. 2nd Tactical Air Force and was coded SB-P.
T/O Fersfeld. OP: Shell house attack.

After the attack the attackers turned towards northwest, and some of them came as far north as the north coast of the island of Sjælland, where they were met by flak from German positions.

SZ999 was hit and is believed to have crashed into the Nyrup Bay 13 kilometres north of Nykøbing Sjælland.

Afterwards wreckage was found washed ashore in Nyrup Bay, but there has been found no trace of Pilot F/O Ronald George Dawson RAAF and Navigator F/O Fergus Thomas Murray.

Sources: CWGC, FT.


Attack on the Gestapo Headquarter “Shell house” 21/3 1945

Mosquito FB VI SZ977 crashed København 21/3 1945

Mustang III HK460 crashed in Fælledparken, København 21/3 1945

Mosquito FBIV RS609 ditched in the sea of Kattegat 21/3 1945

Mosquito FB VI NT123 ditched in Øresund 21/3 1945

Mosquito FB VI SZ999 crashed in Nyrup Bay 21/3 1945

Mustang III KH446 crash landed Lønborg 21/3 1945



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