Flystyrt i Vejle Fjord - Vejle, Danmark
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Walking Boots
N 55° 40.866 E 009° 45.113
32U E 547278 N 6170844
Quick Description: Britisk Wellington styrtet ned i Vejle Fjord...British Wellington crashed into Vejle Fjord
Location: Denmark
Date Posted: 4/11/2020 2:46:42 PM
Waymark Code: WM12A6K
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin
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Long Description:
Den 8. november 1942, under 2. verdenskrig, styrtede et allieret fly, en britisk Wellington, ned i Vejle Fjord ud for Træskohage Fyr. Flyet havde været på minelægningstogt og besætningen var fra "Det frie Polske luftvåben", i alt 5 personer. To besætningsmedlemmer overlevede styrtet, en blev fundet druknet og to fandt man aldrig.


On November 8, 1942, during World War II, an Allied aircraft, a British Wellington, crashed into Vejle Fjord off the Træskohage Lighthouse. The plane had been on a mining trip and the crew was from "The Free Polish Air Force", a total of 5 people. Two crew members survived the crash, one was found drowned and two were never found.
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Date of Crash: 11/8/1942

Aircraft Model: Wellington

Military or Civilian: Military

Tail Number: WEL Z1343

Cause of Crash:
unknown


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