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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 52603
Last updated: 12 August 2019
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Date:25-AUG-1942
Time:02:22
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: R5684
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Aircraft missing
Location:North Sea off Koksijde Ostende -   Belgium
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Coningsby, Lincolnshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Lancaster B.Mk.1 R5684 "ZN-P" and named "Admiral Fighting Cock" of 106 Sqn., RAF. Took off at RAF Coningsby at 21:20 on 24 August 1942. Failed to return from a mission to raid Frankfurt. Was sighted at 02:22 crashing into the North Sea off Koksijde, West Flanders, Belgium, cause not known.

Crew:
Pilot W/O R.F.H. Young DFM 741708 RAF Den Haag 2 36 Washed up near Kijkduin
Flight engineer Sgt. J. Canniff 652687 RAF Den Haag 2 34 Washed up near Kijkduin
Navigator F/O. C.F. Isaacs 106044 RAF Runnymede Memorial 67
Bomb aimer Sgt. E. Collingwood 1006390 RAF Den Haag 2 35 Washed up near Kijkduin
Wo ag Sgt. N.F. Johnson 1310164 RAF Den Haag 2 33 Washed up near Kijkduin
Air gunner P/O. S. Rosenberg 109711 RAF Belgium 9 4 31 Buried Oostende
Air gunner Sgt. S.J. Livingstone 1377382 RAF Survived pow

Sources:

1. http://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/item2.php?SGLO=T1781A
2. http://homepage.ntlworld.com/northernforties/106%20Squadron/106%20Squadron.pdf
3. http://www.lancaster-archive.com/lanc-noseart-a-c.htm
4. http://www.bahavzw.be/database/registratie-nummer/r5684
5. http://bugs.ptenb.nl/gerko/lo/pages/begraafplaats-westduin/ereveld-cwgc/ereveld-info.php
6. http://www.chrisnjillohara.com/war%20records/ted%20parry%20master%20file.pdf

R5684 - Admiral Fighting Cock photo R5684-1.jpg

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
30-Dec-2014 21:48 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
30-Dec-2014 22:02 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Country, Narrative]
06-Jun-2015 09:55 Cliford Updated [Time, Operator, Departure airport, Narrative]
16-Jul-2017 09:45 Anon. Updated [Narrative]
24-Aug-2017 05:40 TigerTimon Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
24-Aug-2017 05:41 TigerTimon Updated [Damage]
28-Oct-2018 12:55 Nepa Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Operator]

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