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Last updated: 1 January 2020
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Date:18-DEC-1942
Time:19:08
Type:Silhouette image of generic LANC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro Lancaster Mk I
Owner/operator:44 (Rhodesia) Sqn RAF
Registration: R5666
C/n / msn: KM-F
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Bramsche, Nienburg -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Waddington
Destination airport:Nienburg
Narrative:
Took off from RAF Waddington.
Hit by 1-3/H Abt 42 & 3/lei Flak Abt 743. Crashed Uedinghausen at 19:08.
Crew
80082 Fg Off R R Michell - PoW/Stalag Luft 3 Sagan & Belaria/PoW Number 868.
1225763 Sgt J K Alger - PoW/Stalag Luft 6 Heydekrug/PoW Number 900.
R/78129 Flt Sgt G T Graham RCAF - PoW/Stalag Luft 6 Heydekrug/PoW Number 927.
R/109941 Sgt H Brown RCAF - PoW/Stalag Luft 6 Heydekrug/PoW Number 916.
Sgt E H Crew
80082 Fg Off R R Michell - PoW/Stalag Luft 3 Sagan & Belaria/PoW Number 868.
1225763 Sgt J K Alger - PoW/Stalag Luft 6 Heydekrug/PoW Number 900.
R/78129 Flt Sgt G T Graham RCAF - PoW/Stalag Luft 6 Heydekrug/PoW Number 927.
R/109941 Sgt H Brown RCAF - PoW/Stalag Luft 6 Heydekrug/PoW Number 916.
R/85948 Sgt E H Bundy RCAF - PoW/Stalag Luft 3 Sagan & Belaria/PoW Number 917.
Air Gunner: 616549 Flt Sgt John Kinghorn - Reichswald Forest War Cemetery Plot 26 Row C Grave 13.
Air Gunner: 744503 Sgt William George Sheppard - Reichswald Forest War Cemetery Plot 26 Row C Grave 17. RCAF - PoW/Stalag Luft 3/PoW Number 917.
Air Gunner: 616549 Flt Sgt John Kinghorn - Reichswald Forest War Cemetery Plot 26 Row C Grave 13.
Air Gunner: 744503 Sgt William George Sheppard - Reichswald Forest War Cemetery Plot 26 Row C Grave 17.

Sources:

http://www.sonsofdamien.co.uk/44%20squadron.htm
Nachtjagd Combat Archives The Early Years Part 3 - Theo Boiten


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Oct-2014 17:32 gerard57 Added
27-Nov-2014 16:27 Digger Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
01-Oct-2019 16:10 Anon. Updated [Time, Cn, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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