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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 51060
Last updated: 12 November 2019
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Date:03-JAN-1944
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic LANC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro Lancaster Mk III
Owner/operator:463 Sqn RAAF
Registration: JA902
C/n / msn: JO-D
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Noord-Oost-Polder -   Netherlands
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Waddington, Lincolnshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Took off from RAF Waddington at 2313.Crashed into the water which has since been reclaimed to form the Noord-Oost-Polder. Four were buried on various dates in Vollenhove (Stad Vollenhove) General Cemetery. The others have no known graves.
Crew
Flt Sgt Weatherill RAAF (KIA) Vollenhove (Stad-Vollenhove) General Cemetery
Sgt A E Cowell (KIA)Vollenhove (Stad-Vollenhove) General Cemetery
Plt Off J W Gage (KIA)Runnymede Memorial
Flt Sgt F N Looney RAAF (KIA)Vollenhove (Stad-Vollenhove) General Cemetery
Flt Sgt W D Toohey RAAF (KIA)Runnymede Memorial
Plt Off P L Symonds RAAF (KIA)Runnymede Memorial
Sgt C Hemingway RAAF (KIA)Vollenhove (Stad-Vollenhove) General Cemetery

Sources:

http://www.nimh.nl/nl/images/1944%20sec_tcm5-7285.pdf
Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses of the Second World War 1944 Page 25.
findagrave.com
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
https://www.backtonormandy.org/the-history/air-force-operations/airplanes-allies-and-axis-lost/lancaster/Lancaster11262.html
https://translate.google.co.uk/translate?hl=en&sl=nl&u=http://www.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/t3280/&prev=search


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
04-Jun-2016 13:34 Red Dragon Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
11-Nov-2018 12:54 Nepa Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Operator]

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