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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 203376
Last updated: 29 July 2019
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Date:09-MAY-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: R5555
C/n / msn: KM-P
Fatalities:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location: Lambrechtshagen 7km WNW of Rostock. -   Germany
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Waddington
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed near Lambrechtshagen 7km WNW of Rostock.(Flak?)

Crew
Pilot: 70890 Wg Cdr Patrick Windsor Lynch-Blosse DFC - Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery 8. B. 22.
Pilot:80094 Plt Off Donald George MacKay - Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery 8. B. 24.
Observer:404477 Plt Off Rex Vivian Beatson RNZAF - Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery 8. B. 20.
Observer:80251 Flt Lt Charles Surtis Cranmer McClure DFC - Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery 8. B. 25.
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner:116152 Plt Off John McFarlane Weir Somerville - Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery 8. A. 2.
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner:980327 Sgt John Buxton Gower - Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery 8. B. 23.
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner:109892 Plt Off Donald Gower McLaren - Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery 8. A. 1.
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner:614388 Flt Sgt Joseph Rogers - Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery 8. A. 3.

Sources:

Bomber Command Losses 1942
CWGC


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Dec-2017 19:20 Red Dragon Added
30-Oct-2018 04:33 Nepa Updated [Operator, Phase, Destination airport, Operator]

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