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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 201083
Last updated: 5 August 2019
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Date:26-JUL-1942
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic LANC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro Lancaster Mk I
Owner/operator:106 Squadron Royal Air Force (106 Sqn RAF)
Registration: R5683
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Butterwick - Lincolnshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Coningsby
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Aircraft exploded in mid-air whilst outbound. The aircraft crashed on the mudflats at Butterwick 4 miles ENE of Boston Lincolnshire.

Crew
Pilot:1058273 Flt Sgt Geoffrey Appleyard DFM - Coningsby Cemetery Row 65. Grave 1289.
Flight Engineer:617835 Sgt Robert Lovie Beaddie - Coningsby Cemetery Row 65. Grave 1290
Bomb Aimer:J/15451 Fg Off Ray Branton Smith RCAF - Coningsby Cemetery Row 65. Grave 1293
Observer:925500 Flt Sgt Montague Darvill DFM - Coningsby Cemetery Row 65. Grave 1291.
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner: Aus/403664 Sgt James William Grimwade RAAF - Coningsby Cemetery Row 65. Grave 1292.
Air Gunner:752091 Sgt James Douglas Davie - Felixstowe New Cemtery Block B Section K Grave 40.
Air Gunner:646248 Sgt Leonard Walter Young - Cardiff (Cathays) Cemetery Sec. E.D. Grave 146.

Sources:

www.aircrewremembered.com
CWGC
Bomber command Losses 1942


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-Nov-2017 16:13 w.bleumink Added
09-Nov-2017 14:50 w.bleumink Updated [Date]
21-Feb-2018 18:36 Red Dragon Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
21-Feb-2018 18:36 Red Dragon Updated [Phase]
28-Oct-2018 13:04 Nepa Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Operator]

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