The tasks of Operation Table Jam 18 was to drop the Danish S.O.E Chieforganiser Major Flemming B. Muus near Ringsted (Gyldenløves Høj) and then drop nine containers near the lake Tissø on Operation Table Jam 19.
Halifax BB378 never returned to Tempsford Airbase. The aircraft caught fire after it was hid by a german night fighter near the Table Jam 18 dropzone. The pilot managed by to emergency land in Bonderup near St. Merløse.
All onboard survived and got away but the aircraft was heavily damaged.
The first message sent from Denmark to London about the Halifax BB378 emergency landing:
The exact locations of Table Jam 18 and 19 can be seen on the zoomable map:
Table Jam 19 drop zone (Near Tissø)
Halifax BB378 crash area (Bonderup Allé, north of Store Merløse).
Table Jam 19 dropzone (Near Skjoldnæsholm, Ringsted)
The story of the Bartter crew by Nigel Atkins. Video (37:11 min.) / Copyright Holbaek Museum (C)