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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 201801
Last updated: 15 October 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic LANC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro Lancaster Mk I
Owner/operator:207 Squadron Royal Air Force (207 Sqn RAF)
Registration: R5501
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Canwick Hill East of Bracebridge Heath -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:RAF Bottesford
Destination airport:
Took off from RAF Bottesford for a training exercise. During the course of the sortie the aircraft collided with Miles Master II DE973 from RAF College Cranwell. The aircraft crashed at Canwick Hill East of Bracebridge Heath 2 miles South of Lincoln

Lancaster Crew
Pilot: 1059599 Sgt Norman Arthur Lingard - Worsley (St Mark) Churchyard Lancashire Grave 893.
Pilot: 1065432 Sgt Derek Anson Wood - Lincoln (Newport) Cemetery Lincolnshire Sec. G. Grave 288 North.
Observer: 1251520 Sgt Ronald William Cox - Mortlake Crematorium Panel 3.
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner: 932392 Sgt Thomas Charles Massey - Camberwell New Cemetery London Square 92. Grave 7021.

Miles Master Crew
117524 Lt Jack Dillon Linaker Royal Artillery - Nottingham Crematorium Panel 3.
Aircraft crashed at Grass Field Branton and Mere North Kestevan Lincolnshire


bomber Command losses 1942

Revision history:

25-Nov-2017 13:18 Red Dragon Added
25-Nov-2017 13:20 Red Dragon Updated [Narrative]
01-Nov-2018 09:02 Nepa Updated [Operator, Nature, Destination airport, Operator]

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