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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 236175
Last updated: 18 May 2020
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Date:25-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:61 Squadron Royal Air Force (61 Sqn RAF)
Registration: R5662
C/n / msn: QR-A
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Efferen, Hürth, Nordrhein-Westfalen -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Syerston, Nottinghamshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Takeoff at 21:20 hrs local time for an operation to Frankfurt am Main in Hessen.
The aircraft was hit by heavy (schwere) Flak and crashed. All seven rest in the Rheinberg War Cemetery.

Sources:

Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part three
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/AlliedLossesIncidents/?q=R5662
Google Maps


Revision history:

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