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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 52116
Last updated: 18 October 2017
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Type:Avro Lancaster I
Owner/operator:Royal Air Force (RAF)
Registration: W4847
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:IJsselmeer, off Hindeloopen -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Wyton, near St. Ives in Cambridgeshire
Destination airport:
Crashed during a bombing raid on Essen, Germany.

All the crew were lost.

They were, Pilot, Pilot Officer Henry A. Partridge RCAF,
Flight Engineer, Sergeant Roy O. Fulton RCAF,
Navigator, Flying Officer Leonard W. Sprackling, RAFVR,
Sergeant Hayden Fell RAFVR,
Air Gunner, Sergeant John M. Freshwater,
Sergeant John L.Organ RAF, and
Air Gunner, Sergeant Arthur Dinnis RAF.


Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
30-Jan-2015 11:29 gerard57 Updated [Total occupants, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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