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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 52498
Last updated: 9 April 2019
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Date:15-OCT-1942
Time:22:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic LANC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro Lancaster Mk I
Owner/operator:106 Squadron Royal Air Force (106 Sqn RAF)
Registration: W4195
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Homoet near Valburg 12 km sw of Arnhem -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Syerston, Notytinghamshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Airborne at 19:00 from RAF Syerston, Nottinghamshire, on a mission to Köln. Shot down by night fighter pilot Oblt. H-D. Frank of the I/NJG 1, flying a Bf 110 from Venlo airfield.

Call Sign: ZN-W
Takeoff time: 19:00
Crew:
Pilot P/O. E.F. White J/7916 RCAF Survived pow
Flight engineer Sgt. W.R. Piercy R/95339 RCAF Survived pow
Navigator P/O. R.K. Marshall 404488 RNzAF Uden War Cem 2 I 8
Bomb aimer Sgt. J. Gaffney 51499 RAF Survived pow
Wireless op Sgt. J.P. Wilson R/91278 RCAF Survived pow
Air gunner Sgt. D.D. Garbett 624296 RAF Uden War Cem 4 G 11
Air gunner Sgt. T.L.H. Piddock 1429229 RAF Uden War Cem 4 G 12

Sources:

1. http://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/item2.php?SGLO=T1879
2. http://bookofremembrance.islington.gov.uk/BookOfRemembrance/EventFolder.aspx?id=8864
3. http://www.ww2aircraft.net/forum/questions-on-kits-decals-tools-and-pilots/research-night-fighter-18626-2.html#post503177
4.http://www.sonsofdamien.co.uk/Man-Lanc%20serials%20page%204.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
02-Jan-2015 09:21 Dr. John Smih Updated [Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
03-Jun-2015 07:10 Rata Updated [Time, Operator]
13-Oct-2017 14:30 TigerTimon Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
28-Oct-2018 12:56 Nepa Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Operator]

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