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Last updated: 19 May 2020
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Date:25-AUG-1942
Time:01:39 claim
Type:Silhouette image of generic LANC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro Lancaster Mk I
Owner/operator:44 Squadron Royal Air Force (44 Sqn RAF)
Registration: W4105
C/n / msn: KM-X
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Feluy, Seneffe, Hainaut -   Belgium
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Waddington, Lincolnshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Operation - Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
The aircraft was shot down by the night fighter crew of Unteroffizier Kleinert & Unteroffizier Käser of the 5./NJG 1, who was flying a Bf 110 from St Trond (Sint-Truiden) airfield.

The fallen rest in Gosselies Communal Cemetery: P/O Denis F. Nicholson (pilot, 23 y.) - P/O Leys M. Beamont RCAF (pilot, 23 y.) - P/O Gordon C. McDonald RCAF (observer) - P/O Joseph M. Rickard (observer, 28 y.) - Sgt James V. Holland (wireless operator, 34 y.) - F/S Frank Hagger (air gunner, 20 y.) and F/S Robert G. Page (air gunner, 28 y.).

Sources:

Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part three
https://luchtvaartgeschiedenis.be/content/lancaster-bij-feluy
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/AlliedLossesIncidents/?q=W4105
Google Maps


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-May-2020 07:11 TigerTimon Added
19-May-2020 07:17 TigerTimon Updated [Narrative]

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