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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 52574
Last updated: 12 July 2019
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Date:05-SEP-1942
Time:02:50
Type:Silhouette image of generic LANC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro Lancaster Mk I
Owner/operator:207 Squadron Royal Air Force (207 Sqn RAF)
Registration: R5755
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:IJsselmeer e of Medemblik -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Bottesford, Lincolnshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Lancaster R5755 "EM-N" of 207 Sqn, RAF. Airborne 00:30 on 5 Sep 1942 from Bottesford. Shot down by night fighter pilot Uffz. Vinke of the II/NJG 2, and crashed at 02:50 into the IJsselmeer, E of Medemblik.

Crew:
Pilot F/O. R.G. Rowlands 407728 RAAF Scharl 26
Flight engineer Sgt. G. Fleck 532066 RAF Runnymede Memorial 83
Observer P/O. A.B. Hastings 120038 RAF Lemmer C 9 247
Bomb aimer Sgt. F.J.C. Barnes 655006 RAF Bergen NH 1 A 8
Wireless op Sgt. J.C. Luton 403411 RAAF Stavoren K 31
Air gunner Sgt. J.W. Atkinson 1105186 RAF Bergen NH 1 A 7
Air gunner Sgt. C.V. Pattison 778001 RAF Runnymede Memorial 91

Sources:

1. http://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/item2.php?SGLO=T1806
2. http://www.aircrewremembered.com/rowlands-richard.html
3. http://www.cookstownwardead.co.uk/persondepth.asp?cas_id=453
4. http://www.teunispats.net/t1806.htm
5. http://www.raafdb.com/view_aircraft.asp?id=1728
6. http://www.626-squadron.co.uk/willem23.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
31-Dec-2014 02:35 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
06-Jun-2015 09:58 Cliford Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Narrative]
04-Sep-2017 14:26 TigerTimon Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
01-Nov-2018 08:59 Nepa Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Operator]

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