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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 52418
Last updated: 20 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:44 (Rhodesia) Squadron Royal Air Force (44 (Rhodesia) Sqn RAF)
Registration: ED355
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Waterloo near Harich Balk 15 km ssw of Sneek, Friesland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Waddington
Destination airport:
Shot down by Hauptmann Helmut Lent, Gruppenkommandeur of the IV/NJG 1, flying from Leeuwarden airfield. Crashed onto a road between Waterloo & Harich (Friesland). The remains of the bomber were found in 1951 during road construction.

Call Sign: KM-D
Pilot F/Sgt. J.G. Dening 405576 RAAF Jonkerbos 20 I 1
Flight engineer Sgt. J.A. Callan 567483 RAF Jonkerbos 20 I 2
Observer F/O. M.A. Nias 120242 RAF Jonkerbos 20 I 3
Bomb aimer Sgt. G.B. Wilkinson 1319418 RAF IJpecolsga E 11
Wireless op Sgt. L.G. Powell 1359999 RAF Jonkerbos 20 I 4
Air gunner F/Sgt. W.M.J. Stark R/92640 RCAF Jonkerbos 20 I 5
Air gunner F/Sgt. E. Croal 411996 RAAF IJpecolsga E 10

Bomber Command Losses 1942 William Chorley
Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
04-Jun-2010 00:46 Snowy Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Source, Narrative]
04-Jun-2010 00:50 Snowy Updated [Narrative]
13-Apr-2015 15:25 Anon. Updated [Narrative]
15-Dec-2017 11:26 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
30-Oct-2018 04:34 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport, Operator]

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