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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 52412
Last updated: 2 May 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:50 Squadron Royal Air Force (50 Sqn RAF)
Registration: W4266
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Haerst Zwolle, Overijssel -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Skellingthorpe, Lincolnshire
Destination airport:
Shot down by night fighter pilot Oblt. H. Lütje of the III/NJG 1, flying a Bf 110 F-4 from Twente airfield.

Target: Soltau, Germany
Call Sign: VN-N
Takeoff time: 17:01
Pilot F/O. N.E. Goldsmith DFC 80127 RAF Zwolle K 1 2
Flight engineer Sgt. R.W. Game 1264796 RAF Zwolle K 1 1
Navigator P/O. W.J. Farrelly DFM 404628 RAAF Survived pow
Wireless op Sgt. J.D. Chapman 1498555 RAF Survived pow
Wo ba Sgt. D.M. Wilson 1062601 RAF Zwolle K 1 4
Air gunner F/O. H. Gilleland 115640 RAF Zwolle K 1 3
Air gunner F/Sgt. J.H. Mitchell 920369 RAF Survived pow


Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
15-Dec-2017 11:31 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
12-Nov-2018 19:16 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Operator]

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