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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 52396
Last updated: 24 August 2016
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Date:03-JAN-1943
Time:8:15pm
Type:Avro Lancaster I
Owner/operator:207 Sqn RAF
Registration: W4134
C/n / msn: EM-U
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 7
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Asselt -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Langar
Destination airport:RAF Langar
Narrative:
Homebound after bombing Essen. Shot down by a night-fighter (Hptm Manfred Meurer I./NJG1) and crashed 2015 between Asselt (Limburg) and Roermond. Those who died were buried at Venlo, since when their bodies have been removed yo Jonkerbos War Cemetery.
Crew:-Flt Sgt Chaster RCAF (Evaded)/Sgt W H Moger (KIA)/Sgt G K Marwood (POW)/Sgt J K Banfield (POW)/Sgt K H Pugh (KIA)/Sgt I W Lineker (KIA)/Sgt W J Harris (KIA).

Sources:
http://www.nimh.nl/nl/images/1943%20sec_tcm5-7284.pdf
Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses of the Second World War 1943 Page 14.


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
13-Mar-2016 08:09 Red Dragon Updated [Time, Registration, Operator, Total occupants, Total fatalities, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
26-Mar-2016 19:10 Gloug Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator]
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