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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 202312
Last updated: 28 July 2019
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Date:08-APR-1942
Time:01:14
Type:Silhouette image of generic LANC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro Lancaster Mk I
Owner/operator:207 Squadron Royal Air Force (207 Sqn RAF)
Registration: R5498
C/n / msn: EM-Z
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:North-South boundary. of the airfield. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Bottesford
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The starboard engines cut out due to lack of fuel. The Aircraft crashed on the road bordering the North-South boundary. of the airfield. All the crew escaped serious injury.

Crew
Flt Sgt J J N McCarthy RNZAF Injured
Sgt J D La Salle RCAF Injured
Sgt J M Leahy Injured
Sgt D L Worthington Injured
Sgt J K Banfield Injured

Sources:

Bomber Command Losses 1942.


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
29-Nov-2017 15:51 Red Dragon Added
01-Nov-2018 09:02 Nepa Updated [Operator, Nature, Destination airport, Operator]

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