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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 200286
Last updated: 10 June 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:83 Squadron Royal Air Force (83 Sqn RAF)
Registration: R5659
C/n / msn: OL-B
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Vardingholt -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Scampton, Lincolnshire
Destination airport:Essen
Claimed by Fw Richard Philipp 9./NJG1 - 2km South of Vardingholt near Bocholt (4C) at 01:04. Aircraft crashed at Vardingholt.

Pilot:61306 Fg Off J L Rowe -Reichswald Forest War Cemetery grave 21-B-3
Flight Engineer:108016 P/O E A L Hardmann - Reichswald Forest War Cemetery grave 21-A-18
Observer:921145 Sgt S H Wise - Reichswald Forest War Cemetery grave 21-B-4
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner:121922 Plt Off B G Galloway-Wilson - Reichswald Forest War Cemetery grave 21-B-2
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner:751629 Sgt C G Sherratt - Reichswald Forest War Cemetery Grave 21-B-1
Air Gunner:613758 Sgt C O'Neill - Reichswald Forest War Cemetery grave 21-A-9
Air Gunner:R/58540 F/S H K Ford RCAF - Reichswald Forest War Cemetery grave 21-A-17


Nachtjagd War Diaries Volume 1
Bomber Command Losses 1942

Revision history:

08-Oct-2017 15:51 w.bleumink Added
13-Jan-2018 16:38 Red Dragon Updated [Cn, Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
13-Jan-2018 16:38 Red Dragon Updated [Aircraft type]
13-Jan-2018 19:57 Red Dragon Updated [Aircraft type]
11-Nov-2018 12:27 Nepa Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Operator]
23-May-2019 14:44 Anon. Updated [Destination airport, Narrative]

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