Bristol Blenheim Mk.IV Ballen, Hemnefjord Sør-Trøndelag
248 Squadron RAF Coastal Command L9453 WR-Z 20.10 1940Took off from Sumburgh 07:16 on a reconnaissance mission to area Stadtlandet-Trondheim. Shot down by German fighters and crashed into the Hemnefjord, north of Stamnesøya. P/O Sydney Russel Gane (20) from Duncon, Argyllshire. P/O Maurice David Green RAF. Sgt. Norman James Stocks RAF. P/O Gane managed to parachute, but was shot in the air. Green and Stocks went down with the plane.
The body of P/O Gane was brought a shore by people from Stamnes. He was buried on a hillside at the Stamnes farm.
On 31. August 1946 P/O Gane's remains were transferred to Stavne Cemetery in Trondheim. Green and Stocks are commemorated at the Runnymede Memorial.