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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 235981
Last updated: 15 October 2021
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Date:01-AUG-1942
Time:02:47 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic LANC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro Lancaster Mk I
Owner/operator:106 Squadron Royal Air Force (106 Sqn RAF)
Registration: R5604
MSN: ZN-?
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Widdersdorf/Lövenich at Köln, Nordrhein-Westfalen -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Coningsby, Lincolnshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Takeoff at 00:55 hrs for an operation to Düsseldorf in Nordrhein-Westfalen.
The aircraft was hit by Flak of the 7. Flak-Division and crashed.

Two of the crew have no known grave and are commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

Sources:

Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part three
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/AlliedLossesIncidents/?q=R5604
Google Maps


Revision history:

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13-May-2020 09:34 TigerTimon Added

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