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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 236568
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Date:16-SEP-1942
Time:23:45 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: W4179
MSN: ZN-?
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Laurensberg, Aachen, Nordrhein-Westfalen -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Coningsby, Lincolnshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Takeoff at 20:30 hrs local time for an operation against the Krupp works at Essen in Nordrhein-Westfalen.

The aircraft was hit by the 1./schwere Flak-Abteilung 514 and crashed.

All seven rest in the Rheinberg War Cemetery.

Sources:

Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part three
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/AlliedLossesIncidents/?q=W4179
Google Maps

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Revision history:

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