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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 52407
Last updated: 9 July 2019
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Date:20-DEC-1942
Time:21:11
Type:Silhouette image of generic LANC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro Lancaster Mk I
Owner/operator:97 (Straits Settlements) Squadron Royal Air Force (97 (Straits Settlements) Sqn RAF)
Registration: R5512
C/n / msn: OF-C
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Adelaarsweg Volewijkspark Amsterdam -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Woodhall Spa, Lincolnshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Hit by Flak and crashed into the Adelaarsweg off the Volewijkspark Park Amsterdam

Crew:
Pilot:130102 Fg Off William Norman Eales - Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery XIX. E. 10. Remains found during excavation in 1962.
Flight Engineer:1018429 Sgt James Donald - Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery XIX. E. 9. Remains found during excavation in 1962
Navigator:1047277 Sgt S V Deed - Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery XIX. E. 8. Remains found during excavation in 1962.
Bomb Aimer:J/18528 Plt Off Milton Alexander Harper RCAF - Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery 69 D 5
Wireless Operator:R/106236 Flt Sgt Arthur Mortimer RCAF - Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery XIX. E. 11. Remains found during excavation in 1962
Air Gunner:1586443 Sgt Roy Henry Bambury - Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery 69 D 9
Air Gunner:542498 Sgt George Henderson - Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery 69 D 6

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T1957&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
CWGC


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
18-Dec-2017 16:02 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
21-Dec-2017 17:18 Red Dragon Updated [Cn, Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
10-Nov-2018 22:34 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Operator]

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