Accident Avro Lancaster Mk X KB778,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 243639
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Date:Monday 5 March 1945
Type:Silhouette image of generic LANC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Avro Lancaster Mk X
Owner/operator:428 (Ghost) Sqn RCAF
Registration: KB778
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:14 km NE of La Roche-en-Ardenne, Luxembourg -   Belgium
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Middleton St George
Destination airport:
Aircraft crashed due to severe icing. The navigator, Flt engineer and bomb aimer were killed.
J/35264 F/O W. Mytruk RCAF - Pilot - Injured
2210748 Sgt C. Hazelby RAF - Flight Engineer - KIA
J/39320 F/O W. Ashdown RCAF - Navigator - KIA
J/38424 F/O D. Wade RCAF - Air Bomber - KIA
J/92669 P/O E. Snell RCAF - W/Op Air gunner - Uninjured
R/202019 F/Sgt T. Chevrier RCAF - Air gunner - Uninjured
R/218144 F/Sgt E. Schofield RCAF - Air gunner - Uninjured


Revision history:

05-Oct-2020 18:04 tachel Added
26-Dec-2020 19:07 Dr.Roup Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Operator]
08-Nov-2022 12:54 Ron Averes Updated [Location]

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