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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 52398
Last updated: 13 June 2020
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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:83 Squadron Royal Air Force (83 Sqn RAF)
Registration: W4799
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Demen and Ravenstein 9 km ne of Oss, Noord-Brabant -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Wyton, Cambridgeshire
Destination airport:
Believed to be shot down by night fighter pilot Hptm Knacke of the I/NJG 1, flying a Bf 110 F-4 or Do 215 B-5 from Venlo airfield.

Target: Düsseldorf
Call Sign: OL-S
Takeoff time: 17:55
Pilot P/O. L.T. Jackson DFC J/15950 RCAF Uden War Cem 2 I 2-7
Flight engineer F/Sgt. D. Smith 1008971 RAF Uden War Cem 2 I 2-7
Navigator F/Lt. J. McMillan 109159 RAF Uden War Cem 2 I 2-7
Obs ba W/O B.E. Hargrove R/73175 RCAF Uden War Cem 2 I 2-7
Wo ag F/Sgt. K.C. Taylor 1034269 RAF Uden War Cem 2 I 2-7
Air gunner Sgt. D. Crossthwaite R/127686 RCAF Uden War Cem 2 I 1
Air gunner F/Sgt. L.R. Brettle 1382448 RAF Uden War Cem 2 I 2-7


Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
27-Dec-2017 10:31 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
11-Nov-2018 12:32 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Operator]

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