Accident Avro Lancaster Mk X KB758, 13 Aug 1944
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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: KB758
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Winsen, Landkreis Celle, Niedersachsen -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Middleton St-George
Destination airport:Braunschweig
Takeoff at 21:03 hrs for a bombing operation against Braunschweig in Niedersachsen.

The aircraft was shot down by night fighter pilot Feldwebel Walter Rohlfing of the 9./NJG 3, who had taken off from Schleswig airfield at 22:44 hrs in Junkers Ju 88 G-1 D5+FT.

Those who perished rest in the Hannover War Cemetery.

Military records of the deceased from Archives Canada & DND
Nachtjagd Combat Archive 1944 part four
Bing Maps

Revision history:

06-Jan-2021 19:19 tachel Added
06-Jan-2021 21:43 tachel Updated [Location, Narrative]
06-Jan-2021 21:53 tachel Updated [Date, Time]
05-Mar-2021 09:42 TigerTimon Updated [Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]
05-Mar-2021 09:46 TigerTimon Updated [Location]

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