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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 218184
Last updated: 29 May 2020
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Date:23-NOV-1943
Time:18:50 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic LANC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro Lancaster Mk III
Owner/operator:405 (Vancouver) Sqn RCAF
Registration: JA939
C/n / msn: LQ-C
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Westerstraat 25, Ter Apel, province of Groningen -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Gransden Lodge, Cambridgeshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Shot down by night fighter pilot Oberleutnant Heinz-Wolfgang Schnaufer of the 12./NJG 1, flying Bf 110 G-4 G9+HZ from Leeuwarden airfield.

Target: Berlin
Takeoff time: 17:12
Crew:
Pilot F/Lt. H.K. Lefroy DFC J/7598 RCAF Ter Apel A 20 381
Flight engineer P/O. P.J.M. Scott 158004 RAF Ter Apel A 20 382
Navigator F/Lt. C.W. Cole DFC 108152 RAF Survived POW
Bomb aimer F/O. W.J. Lawrence J/20164 RCAF Ter Apel A 20 384
Wo ag F/Lt. R. Gardiner DFC J/15548 RCAF Ter Apel A 20 386
Air gunner P/O. J.G. Odell J/19278 RCAF Ter Apel A 20 383
Air gunner W/O J.G.S. Kavanaugh R/67163 RCAF Ter Apel A 20 385

Sources:

Nachtjagd Combat Archive 1943 part three
https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T3109&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
20-Nov-2018 13:20 TigerTimon Added
23-Nov-2018 15:33 Nepa Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Operator]

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