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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 52541
Last updated: 24 July 2017
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Time:03:26 local
Type:Avro Lancaster I
Owner/operator:44 (Rhodesia) Sqn RAF
Registration: W4169
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Emst (Gelderland), 12 km N of Apeldoorn -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Waddington, Lincolnshire
Destination airport:
Lancaster B.Mk.1 "KM-S" of 44 (Rhodesia) Sqn., RAF. When lost this aircraft had a total of 19 hours on the airframe. Airborne from Waddington 23 September 1942 at 23:20. Target: Bremen. Shot down by a night- fighter (Oblt Manfred Meurer, 111./NJG1) and crashed at 03:26 on the 14 September 1942 at Emst (Gelderland), 12 km N of Apeldoorn, Holland. Six of the seven crew were KIA, one bailed out, survived injured to be captured and taken POW:

F/O C.T.Holland - KIA
Sgt A.L. Goodyer - taken PoW
Sgt R.E.Williams - KIA
Sgt D.N.Huntley DFM - KIA
Sgt G.L.Fiddler RCAF - KIA
F/O C.H.Lovegrove - KIA
Sgt P.C.Murphy - KIA

Sgt A.L.Goodyer was interned in Camps 8B/344, as PoW No.27015. Those killed are buried in Epe General Cemetery. Notification of Sgt Huntley's Award was Gazetted 28 Apr 1942. Sgt Murphy was a Canadian serving in the Royal Air Force.



Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
31-Dec-2014 18:15 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Total occupants, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
31-Dec-2014 18:17 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]

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