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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 52822
Last updated: 13 August 2019
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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: R5516
C/n / msn: KM-P
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea West of Egmond -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Waddington, Lincolnshire
Destination airport:
Shot down by German anti-aircraft and crashed in the North Sea, west of Egmond aan Zee.
Pilot:76009 Flt Lt Leslie Oscar Halls DFC - Runnymede Memorial Panel 65
Flight Engineer:116488 Plt Off Roger Mortlock Ranson Bergen op Zoom War Cemetery 29 B 7 (Washed up Callantsoog pole 11/12 at 28 June 1942)
Navigator:1013747 Sgt John Alfred Bloomfield - Runnymede Memorial Panel 78
Bomb Aimer:1380961 Sgt Allan Blyth Croft - Runnymede Memorial Panel 80
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner:777667 Sgt Abe Isador Gottlieb (South African) - Runnymede Memorial Panel 84
Air Gunner:1384447 Sgt Leslie Stanhope Melhado (Jamaican) Bergen General Cemetery Plot 1. Row B. Grave 6. (Washed up at Schoorl at 12 July 1942)
Air Gunner:1378215 Sgt Handel Jones - Texel (Den Burg) Plot K. Row 6. Grave 125. (Washed up off Slufter at 9 June 1942)



Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
29-Dec-2014 18:27 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
29-Dec-2014 18:29 Dr. John Smith Updated [Embed code, Narrative]
05-Jun-2017 10:32 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
05-Oct-2017 14:54 w.bleumink Updated [Narrative]
10-Jan-2018 19:46 Red Dragon Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
30-Oct-2018 04:38 Nepa Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Operator]

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