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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 21444
Last updated: 22 July 2019
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Date:17-SEP-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: L7571
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Missing -   Germany
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Bottesford
Destination airport:RAF Bottesford
Narrative:
On mission to Essen. Cause of loss & crash-site unknown.

Crew:
Flt/Sgt 405267 J.D.M. Herron RNZAF PoW No.27145.
Sgt 640060 Raymond.A. Strowger RAF PoW No.27149.
Sgt 1108747 G.C. Williams RAF PoW No.27144.
Sgt 1100816 A.R. Barnett RAF PoW No.27175.
Sgt 1360652 I.F. Betts RAF PoW No.27184.
Sgt 964381 G.F. Mountney RAF PoW No.27099.
Sgt 623565 J.D. Nicholson RAF PoW No.27150.

Lancaster L7571 had been delivered in April 1942 to 61 Squadron as "QR-S" and was on loan to 207 squadron (still coded "QR-S") at the time of its loss

Claimed by Oblt Wolfrat Bauer 7./NJG1 - 4km SW Lippramsdorf (4B) 5,000m at 23:11.

Sources:

Air-Britain Royal Air Force Aircraft L1000-N9999
http://www.lancaster-archive.com/lanc_uknowncrashsites.pdf
Nachtjagd War Diaries Volume 1 - Dr Theo E W Boiten


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Jun-2008 11:09 JINX Added
04-Jul-2008 22:34 JINX Updated
18-May-2013 14:59 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Country, Source, Narrative]
18-Aug-2013 19:53 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Source]
17-Sep-2017 14:28 Red Dragon Updated [Source, Narrative]
29-Jul-2018 18:38 Anon. Updated [Narrative]
01-Nov-2018 08:57 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Operator]

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