Accident Avro Lancaster Mk I W4311,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 51700
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Date:Friday 25 June 1943
Time:01:29 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic LANC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Avro Lancaster Mk I
Owner/operator:101 Sqn RAF
Registration: W4311
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Maas river near Grubbenvorst, Limburg -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Ludford Magna, Lincolnshire
Destination airport:
Shot down by night fighter pilot Major Günther Radusch of the Stab II./NJG 3 (detached to Stab I./NJG 1), flying a Bf 110 G-4 from Venlo airfield.

Target: Wuppertal, Germany
Pilot Sgt. J.E.W. Lane 1390339 RAF Jonkerbos 11 I 4
Flight engineer Sgt. R.W. Ridgley 1320885 RAF Jonkerbos 11 H 8
Navigator Sgt. T.W. Connor 658849 RAF Jonkerbos 11 I 1
Bomb aimer Sgt. S.F. Barker 1338327 RAF Jonkerbos 11 I 3
Wo ag Sgt. S.E. Williams 1386325 RAF Runnymede Memorial 170
Air gunner Sgt. A. Twohy 702593 RAF Jonkerbos 11 I 2
Air gunner Sgt. N. Fotheringham 1560291 RAF Jonkerbos 11 I 5


Nachtjagd Combat Archive 1943 part two

History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft
20 January 1944 LM387 101 Sqn RAF 8 6 km SW of Grabow, Landkreis Ludwigslust-Parchim, Mecklenburg w/o
13 August 1944 DV292 101 Sqn RAF 8 Brockum, Niedersachsen w/o
8 March 1945 PD268 101 Sqn RAF 8 Missing w/o

Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
06-Dec-2018 08:18 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
06-Dec-2018 16:57 Nepa Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Operator]
20-Jun-2022 00:33 Ron Averes Updated [Location]

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