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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 52393
Last updated: 3 November 2019
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Date:04-JAN-1943
Time:20:22
Type:Silhouette image of generic LANC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro Lancaster Mk I
Owner/operator:460 Sqn RAAF
Registration: W4274
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Hatert (area -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Breighton
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Shot down by night fighter pilot Hptm. Reinhold Knacke of the 1./NJG 1, flying a Bf 110 F-4. The Lancaster was on return flight from a mission to Essen.

Call Sign: UV-B
Takeoff time: 17:26
Crew:
Pilot Sgt. H.G. Brooks 405156 RAAF Uden War Cem 4 G 8 Initially buried St. Petruskerk garden
Flight engineer Sgt. J.H. Watson 546010 RAF Uden War Cem 4 G 6-7 Initially buried St. Petruskerk garden
Navigator Sgt. F.E. Hutchinson 411327 RAAF Uden War Cem 4 G 6-7 Initially buried St. Petruskerk garden
Bomb aimer Sgt. H.P. Gray 405443 RAAF Uden War Cem 4 G 9 Initially buried St. Petruskerk garden
Wireless op Sgt. R.T. Lonsdale 403273 RAAF Uden War Cem 4 G 10 Initially buried St. Petruskerk garden
Air gunner Sgt. E.J.B. Fletcher 405547 RAAF Uden War Cem 4 G 5 Initially buried St. Petruskerk garden
Air gunner Sgt. K.J.H. Harris 408163 RAAF Uden War Cem 4 G 4 Initially buried St. Petruskerk garden

Sources:

Nachtjagd Combat Archive 1943 Part One
https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T1973&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
03-Jan-2018 13:08 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
20-Feb-2018 19:32 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location]
13-Mar-2018 19:01 TigerTimon Updated [Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
23-Oct-2018 19:31 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Operator]

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