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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 244303
Last updated: 22 October 2020
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Date:21-JUL-1944
Time:01:25 claim
Type:Silhouette image of generic LANC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro Lancaster Mk I
Owner/operator:90 Squadron Royal Air Force (90 Sqn RAF)
Registration: LM189
C/n / msn: WP-U
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Baerl, Duisburg, Nordrhein-Westfalen -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Tuddenham, Suffolk
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Takeoff at 23:16 hrs for a bombing operation against the Rheinpreussen synthetic oil installation at Meerbeck.

The aircraft was intercepted by a night fighter and engaged by heavy (schwere) Flak.

Sources:

Nachtjagd Combat Archive 1944 part three
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/mcglone-frank.html
Google Maps


Revision history:

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22-Oct-2020 18:41 TigerTimon Added

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