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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 236061
Last updated: 15 May 2020
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Date:12-AUG-1942
Time:01:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic LANC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro Lancaster Mk I
Owner/operator:106 Squadron Royal Air Force (106 Sqn RAF)
Registration: W4109
C/n / msn: ZN-?
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Koblenzer Straße, Waldesch, Rheinland-Pfalz -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Coningsby, Lincolnshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Takeoff at 23:00 hrs local time for an operation to Mainz in Rheinland-Pfalz.
Outward-bound, the aircraft was hit by Flak and exploded violently in mid-air.

The crew were initially laid to rest in the French Friedhof Koblenz. Today, they rest in the Rheinberg War Cemetery in Nordrhein-Westfalen.

Sources:

Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part three
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/AlliedLossesIncidents/?q=W4109
Google Maps


Revision history:

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