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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 51941
Last updated: 17 October 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic LANC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro Lancaster Mk I
Owner/operator:101 Squadron Royal Air Force (101 Sqn RAF)
Registration: W4784
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:IJsselmeer 1 km north of Spakenburg, Utrecht -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Holme-on-Spalding Moor
Destination airport:
Shot down by night fighter pilot Oberfeldwebel Fritz Kruse of the 3./NJG 1, flying a Bf 110 G-4 from Venlo airfield.

Target: Dortmund
Call Sign: SR-E
Takeoff time: 22:05
Pilot Sgt. W. Nicholson 919205 RAF Runnymede Memorial 160
Flight engineer Sgt. B.W. Squires 654516 RAF Runnymede Memorial 165
Navigator P/O. N. Ainsworth 49737 RAF Runnymede Memorial 122
Bomb aimer F/O. H.K. Wainer 126745 RAF Runnymede Memorial 130
Wo ag Sgt. G. Eastwood 1078947 RAF Runnymede Memorial 148
Air gunner Sgt. G. Brick 1580102 RAF Runnymede Memorial 143
Air gunner Sgt. D.W. Rowley 1434822 RAF Runnymede Memorial 163


Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
05-May-2018 07:27 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
09-Oct-2018 05:12 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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