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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 205477
Last updated: 15 October 2021
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Time:01:36 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic LANC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro Lancaster Mk I
Owner/operator:61 Squadron Royal Air Force (61 Sqn RAF)
Registration: R5615
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Tappenort in Delmenhorst, Niedersachsen -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Syerston
Destination airport:
Takeoff at 23:30 hrs for an operation to Bremen.
The aircraft was hit by heavy (schwere) Flak and crashed.
All seven rest in the Becklingen War Cemetery:

Pilot:923461 Flt Sgt Paul Walter Gregory - Becklingen War Cemetery 13. C. 4.
Pilot:R/69338 Sgt James Henry Kinch RCAF - Becklingen War Cemetery 13. C. 8.
Observer:J/15648 Plt Off William James Ruddy RCAF - Becklingen War Cemetery 13. C. 9.
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner:943217 Flt Sgt Frank Roe - Becklingen War Cemetery 13. C. 3.
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner:1162815 Sgt Harold Dauncey - Becklingen War Cemetery 13. C. 10.
Air Gunner:1109846 Sgt John Grocock - Becklingen War Cemetery 13. C. 2.
Air Gunner:1292223 Sgt Edmund Robert John Burrell - Becklingen War Cemetery 13. C. 11.


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Revision history:

01-Feb-2018 18:09 Red Dragon Added
03-Nov-2018 09:24 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport, Operator]
05-May-2020 07:46 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Cn, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Source, Narrative]

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