ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 89911
Last updated: 30 July 2014
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Date:03-DEC-1942
Time:
Type:Avro Lancaster I
Owner/operator:RAF 103 Sqn.
Registration: W4339
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Aircraft missing
Location:Unknown -   Germany
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Elsham Wolds
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Lancaster W4339 took off from RAF Elsham Wolds at 01:27 hours on the night of 2/3rd
December 1942, detailed to bomb Frankfurt, Germany. Nothing was heard from the
aircraft after take off and it failed to return to base.
Crew :
RAF FO Cumming, R M Captain (Pilot)
RAF Sgt H Dyke, (Flight Engineer)
RAF Sgt T T Wilkinson, (Navigator)
RAF Sgt A M Hamilton, (Air Bomber)
RAF FO Wallace, R (Wireless Air Gunner)
RAAF 405140 Flt Sgt J W E Wilson, (Mid Upper Gunner)
RAF Flt Sgt R G Stolz-Page, (Rear Gunner)

All the crew were killed and they are buried in the Dürnbach War Cemetery, Locality
Bad Tölz, Bayern, Germany. Dürnbach is a village 16 km east of Bad Tölz, a town
48 km south of München.

Sources:
Annonces de l'Ourthe - 23/12/2010
W R Chorley : BCL Vol 3
- Air Britain: RAF Aircraft W1000 - Z9999, published 1998


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
06-Feb-2011 09:18 ThW Added
07-Feb-2011 02:15 penguin832 Updated [Date, Aircraft type, Registration, Source, Narrative]
01-Sep-2011 13:13 Uli Elch Updated [Registration, Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
28-Dec-2011 15:21 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Source, Damage, Narrative]
08-Jan-2012 08:21 Uli Elch Updated [Location, Source]
25-Jun-2012 08:41 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Source, Narrative]
19-Aug-2013 13:08 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Narrative]
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