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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 234610
Last updated: 1 April 2020
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Time:00:32 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic LANC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro Lancaster Mk III
Owner/operator:576 Squadron Royal Air Force (576 Sqn RAF)
Registration: LM471
C/n / msn: UL-J2
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Beeck, Duisburg, Nordrhein-Westfalen -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Elsham Wolds, Lincolnshire
Destination airport:
Takeoff at 18:55 hrs for an operation to Berlin.
Homeward-bound, the aircraft was shot down by night fighter pilot Oberleutnant Heinz Strüning of the 3./NJG 1, who was flying a Heinkel He 219 from Venlo airfield in the Netherlands.

For the crew, see Aircrew Remembered.


Nachtjagd Combat Archive 1944 part two
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01-Apr-2020 08:05 TigerTimon Added

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