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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 176987
Last updated: 18 May 2020
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Date:25-SEP-1942
Time:02:13.
Type:Silhouette image of generic LANC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro Lancaster Mk I
Owner/operator:61 Squadron Royal Air Force (61 Sqn RAF)
Registration: R5679
C/n / msn: QR-O
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:8 km south west of Viborg -   Denmark
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Syerston, Lincolnshire, UK
Destination airport:Gardening - Sweetpeas Area
Narrative:
Claim by Lt Karl-Heinz Brandes 7/NJG2 - West of Viborg (9755 D): 1,900m at 02:13.
Crew
Pilot: 656649 Sgt Lewis Wilson Morrison - Frederikhavn Cemetery Allied Plot Grave 31.
Flight Engineer: 570285 Sgt Cedric Nils Coldicott - Frederikhavn Cemetery Allied Plot Grave 28.
Navigator: R/68670 Flt Sgt John Alvin Duffield RCAF - Frederikhavn Cemetery Allied Plot Grave 32.
Bomb Aimer: 1290672 Sgt Alexander McGee Cormack - Frederikhavn Cemetery Allied Plot Grave 30.
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner: 1059428 Sgt Edwin Dyson - Frederikhavn Cemetery Allied Plot Grave 33.
Air Gunner: 1317942 Sgt Thomas Ralph Bevan - Frederikhavn Cemetery Allied Plot Grave 27.
Air Gunner: R/92023 Sgt William Young Emerslund RCAF - Frederikhavn Cemetery Allied Plot Grave 29.

Sources:

http://www.moseleians.co.uk/roll-of-honour-2/
Nachtjagd Combat Archives The Early Years Part 3 - Theo Boiten


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Jun-2015 11:28 gerard57 Added
03-Nov-2018 09:27 Nepa Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Operator]
19-Aug-2019 16:00 Anon. Updated [Time, Cn, Destination airport, Source, Narrative, Photo]

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