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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 159279
Last updated: 18 July 2020
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Date:22-DEC-1944
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic LANC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro Lancaster Mk III
Owner/operator:97 (The Straits Settlements) Squadron Royal Air Force (97 (The Straits Settlements) Sqn RAF)
Registration: PB461
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Eiken -   Norway
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Coningsby, Lincolnshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Missing on mission to Politz. Crashed in the general area of Eiken, Norway.
The deceased are buried at the churchyards, in Eiken, Aseral and Austad, Norway.

Sources:

Air-Britain Royal Air Force Aircraft PA100-RZ999
http://www.156squadron.com/display_newpff_roll.asp?ID=97


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Aug-2013 08:16 JINX Added
04-Sep-2015 13:09 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Source, Narrative]
01-Nov-2018 15:05 Nepa Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Operator]
22-Dec-2019 09:38 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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