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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 202667
Last updated: 27 April 2019
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Date:17-APR-1942
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic LANC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro Lancaster Mk I
Owner/operator:44 (Rhodesia) Squadron Royal Air Force (44 (Rhodesia) Sqn RAF)
Registration: L7565
C/n / msn: KM-V
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location: le Tilleul-Lambert (Eure). -   France
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Waddington
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Shot down by Hptm Heine Greisert Stab II./NJG2 - 16 km NW Erveux. Aircraft into trees at le Tilleul-Lambert (Eure).

Crew
Pilot: 120331 Plt Off John Frank Beckett DFM - Beaumont-le-Roger Communal Cemetery Grave 14.
Pilot: 777646 Sgt Brian Douglas Moss(Southern Rhodesia) - Beaumont-le-Roger Communal Cemetery Grave Coll. grave 1-
10.
Observer: R/6430 Flt Sgt Alfred Edgar Ross RCAF - Beaumont-le-Roger Communal Cemetery Coll. grave 1-10.
Wireless operator/Air Gunner: 1199025 Sgt John Henry Hackett - Beaumont-le-Roger Communal Cemetery Coll. grave 1-10.
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner: 918988 Sgt Brydon George Seagoe - Beaumont-le-Roger Communal Cemetery Coll. grave 1-10.
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner: 1268146 Sgt Richard Lattimore Trustram - Beaumont-le-Roger Communal Cemetery Coll. grave 1-10.
Air Gunner: 1380678 Sgt Alfred James Harrison - Beaumont-le-Roger Communal Cemetery Grave 11.

Sources:

CWGC
French Crashes 39-45.
Bomber Command Losses 1942.


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-Dec-2017 12:28 Red Dragon Added
30-Oct-2018 04:29 Nepa Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Operator]

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