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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 52414
Last updated: 5 February 2020
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Date:17-DEC-1942
Time:22:46
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: R5497
C/n / msn: OF-Z
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea 5 km West of Egmond aan Zee -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Woodhall Spa
Destination airport:Neustadt
Narrative:
Took off from RAF Woodhall Spa at 17:08.
Claim by Oblt Hans-Joachim Jabs 11/NJG1 - Sea 5km West of Egmond aan Zee (4344 G, Hering): 1,100m at 22:46.
Crew
Pilot: J/16565 Plt Off James Edward Bunt RCAF - Runnymede Memorial Panel 100.
Flight Engineer: 522876 Sgt William Cecil Morgan - Runnymede Memorial Panel 90.
Navigator: 1022818 Flt Sgt John Stewart Macks - Runnymede Memorial Panel 75.
Bomb Aimer: R/77810 WOII Robert Stewart Donald RCAF - Runnymede Memorial Panel 102.
Wireless Operator: 917131 Sgt Clifford Alexander Farrimond - Runnymede Memorial Panel 82.
Air Gunner: 1310395 Sgt John George Liney - Runnymede Memorial Panel 88.
Air Gunner: 1377994 Flt Sgt James George Hebdon - Runnymede Memorial Panel 74.

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T1953B&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
15-Dec-2017 13:30 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
01-Nov-2018 15:33 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport, Operator]
02-Oct-2019 13:52 Anon. Updated [Cn, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]

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