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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 21410
Last updated: 16 August 2019
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Date:11-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:207 Squadron Royal Air Force (207 Sqn RAF)
Registration: L7543
C/n / msn: EM-Z
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:U-Boat Pens, Danzig -   Germany
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Bottesford
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Missing/failed to return from raid, presumed to have crashed in the target area.

Crew:
Pilot:1163246 Flt Sgt George Henry Duke - Marlbork Commonwealth War Cemetery Coll. grave 3. B. 12-14.
Pilot:Flt Sgt 1154131 Kenneth Harry Hart - Marlbork Commonwealth War Cemetery Coll. grave 3. B. 12-14.
Observer:929946 Sgt 929946 Frank Routledge - Marlbork Commonwealth War Cemetery Coll. grave 3. B. 12-14.
Observer:1072974 Sgt Harold Arthur Storey - Marlbork Commonwealth War Cemetery Coll. grave 3. B. 12-14.
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner:127160 Plt Off Kenneth James Shirley - Marlbork Commonwealth War Cemetery Coll. grave 3. B. 12-14.
Air Gunner:923995 Flt/Sgt 923995 David Adrian Boldy - Marlbork Commonwealth War Cemetery Coll. grave 3. B. 12-14.
Air Gunner:924150 Flt/Sgt Allan Percival Cullerne - Marlbork Commonwealth War Cemetery Coll. grave 3. B. 12-14.


Sources:

1. Air Britain RAF Aircraft L1000 - N9999
2. http://lancaster-archive.com/lanc_unknowncrashsites.pdf
3. http://www.lostbombers.co.uk/bomber.php?id=2350
4. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.rowery.olsztyn.pl/wiki/miejsca/1945/pomorskie/malbork]
5. http://aircrewremembered.com/duke-george.html
6. http://www.sandycamelmediaproductions.co.uk/id108.html
7. http://www.207squadron.rafinfo.org.uk/lancasters/207lancs_losses.htm
8. CWGC


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-Jun-2008 00:26 JINX Added
10-Mar-2013 14:30 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Country, Source, Narrative]
01-Jan-2015 18:59 Dr. John Smih Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
20-Oct-2017 15:03 w.bleumink Updated [Narrative]
11-Feb-2018 18:10 Red Dragon Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
11-Feb-2018 18:10 Red Dragon Updated [Date]
01-Nov-2018 09:07 Nepa Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Operator]

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