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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 236068
Last updated: 15 May 2020
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Date:13-AUG-1942
Time:night
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: R5633
C/n / msn: EM-R
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Drais, Mainz, Rheinland-Pfalz -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Bottesford, Lincolnshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Takeoff at 22:42 hrs local time for an operation to Mainz.
The aircraft fell victim to light (leichte) Flak.
All seven crew members rest in the Durnbach War Cemetery, Bayern.

Sources:

http://www.aircrewremembered.com/AlliedLossesIncidents/?q=R5633
Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part three
Google Maps


Revision history:

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