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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 52413
Last updated: 3 June 2020
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Date:17-DEC-1942
Time:18:47
Type:Silhouette image of generic LANC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro Lancaster Mk I
Owner/operator:44 (Rhodesia) Squadron Royal Air Force (44 (Rhodesia) Sqn RAF)
Registration: W4126
C/n / msn: KM-B
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Den Hoorn Texel, Noord-Holland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Waddington, Lincolnshire, UK
Destination airport:Nienburg
Narrative:
Hit by Luftwaffe Flak of 4/lei Abt 764 and Marine Flak of 1/Marine Flak Abt 808 De Mok, 5/Marine Flak Abt 808 Erfprins, 7/lei Marine Flak Abt 808, 9/Marine 808 Vangdam, Stab Seekommanderantur Nord Holland, 4/M.A.A. 607 Kijkduin and vessels of 34 Miensuchflottille, 20 Vorpostenflotille and
Hafenschützflotille. Crashed near De Westen/Den Hoorn on Texel Island at 18:43.

Call Sign: KM-B
Takeoff time: 17:15
Crew:
Pilot F/O. L.G.L. McNamara 80193 RAF Den Burg K 1 4
Flight Engineer Sgt. G.A. Read 1152087 RAF PoW/Stalag 344 Lamsdorf/PoW Number 27313.
Navigator F/O. R.N. McCleery J/11118 RCAF Den Burg K 1 14
Bomb aimer F/O. J.W. Loree J/11109 RCAF Den Burg K 1 6
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner: Sgt. K.R. MacLeod 1058806 RAF Den Burg K 1 12
Air gunner Sgt. G. Beckett 622136 RAF Den Burg K 1 10
Air gunner Sgt. G.W. Jones 1395418 RAF Den Burg K 1 8

The deceased are all buried at Texel (Den Burg) Cemetery.

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T1952&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
http://aircrewremembered.com/mcnamara-lawrence.html
Nachtjagd Combat Archives The Early Year Part 3 - Theo Boiten


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
25-Oct-2014 20:02 gerard57 Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
15-Dec-2017 11:26 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
30-Oct-2018 04:35 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport, Operator]
01-Oct-2019 16:10 Anon. Updated [Cn, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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