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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 50774
Last updated: 28 March 2020
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Time:00:25 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic LANC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro Lancaster Mk III
Owner/operator:625 Squadron Royal Air Force (625 Sqn RAF)
Registration: ND641
C/n / msn: CF-T
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Binnenveldsweg road, Tubbergen, Overijssel -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Kelstern
Destination airport:
Took off from RAF Kelstern at 18:30 hrs for an operation to Berlin.
The aircraft was claimed shot down by the night fighter pilots Oblt. Drewes of the Stab III./NJG 1 (flying a Bf110 G-4) & Ofw. Frank of the 3./NJG 3 (flying Bf110 G-4 coded D5+CL) after it had been damaged by Flak.
Those who lost their lives are buried in the Roman Catholic Cemetery at Tubbergen:

WO2 J D Owens RCAF (KIA)
Sgt W H Broadmore (KIA)
Sgt J C A D Lavender (KIA)
WO2 F B Magee RCAF (KIA)
Sgt P H Simpkin (KIA)
Sgt H W Nixon RCAF (KIA)
Sgt W Clark (KIA)


Nachtjagd Combat Archive 1944 part two
Google Maps
Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses of the Second World War 1944 Page 137.

Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
08-Jun-2016 17:45 Red Dragon Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
09-Oct-2018 18:30 Nepa Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Operator]
28-Mar-2020 21:09 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Location, Phase, Source, Embed code, Narrative]

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