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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 193066
Last updated: 18 August 2020
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Date:01-JAN-1945
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic LANC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro Lancaster Mk I
Owner/operator:9 Sqn Royal Air Force (9 Sqn RAF)
Registration: NG223
C/n / msn: WS-D
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location: -   Germany
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Bardney
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Took off from RAF Bardney at 08:10 hrs to bomb the Dortmund-Ems canal near Ladbergen. Believed to have been shot down by flak. The crew now rest in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.
Crew
Fg Off P W Reaks
Sgt T Scott
Flt Sgt F Alton - PoW
W.O. E P Bates
Flt Sgt S W G Currigan
Flt Sgt V S Peace - PoW
Flt Sgt W G Bamforth - PoW

Sources:

Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses of the Second World War 1945.


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Jan-2017 21:28 Red Dragon Added
24-Dec-2017 12:31 XindelX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Destination airport, Narrative]

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