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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 50775
Last updated: 28 March 2020
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Date:25-MAR-1944
Time:00:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic LANC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro Lancaster Mk I
Owner/operator:625 Squadron Royal Air Force (625 Sqn RAF)
Registration: ME684
C/n / msn: CF-V
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Aaltenseweg 97, Varsseveld, Gelderland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Kelstern
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Took off of RAF Kelstern at at 18:43 hrs for an operation to Berlin.
Homeward-bound, it was attacked by night fighter pilot Oberleutnant Heinz-Wolfgang Schnaufer of the Stab IV./NJG 1, who had left St Trond (Sint-Truiden) airfield (Belgium) in Bf 110 G-4 G9+EZ at 22.16 hrs.

Pilot F/Lt. N.A.W. Clark 55000 RAF / prisoner of war
Flight Engineer Sgt. D.S. Beckwith RAF / evader
Navigator F/O. G. Brand 111651 RAF / prisoner of war
Bomb Aimer F/O. A.D. Bull J/23233 RCAF / prisoner of war
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner F/O. P.C.T. Armytage 410431 RAAF / evader
Air Gunner Sgt. J.B. Remington RAF / evader
Air Gunner Sgt. J.S. Munro RCAF / evader

Sources:

Nachtjagd Combat Archive 1944 part two
https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T3552&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
Google Maps
Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses of the Second World War 1944 Page 137.
http://www.backtonormandy.org/the-history/air-force-operations/airplanes-allies-and-axis-lost/lancaster/Lancaster11579.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
08-Jun-2016 17:09 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 22:00 TigerTimon Updated [Location, Phase, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
28-Mar-2020 22:01 TigerTimon Updated [Embed code]
28-Mar-2020 22:02 TigerTimon Updated [Narrative]

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