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Lancaster W4769

Aircraft Model:Avro Lancaster Mk. I
Manufacturer:Metropolitan-Vickers Limited
Identities:W4769
Units:No. 61 Squadron, RAF

Timeline

3 January 1943Aircraft crashed 3 km E of Middenmeer during an operation to Essen.
Pilot: F/Sgt RAYMOND HARRY BIRD, RAFVR 139610 (Killed)
Crew: Sgt JOHN DAVIS, RAF 643447 (Killed)
Crew: P/O HAROLD JOHN ROBERT TICKLE, RAFVR 119747 (Killed)
Crew: Sgt GEORGE JOHN INGLIS, RAFVR 1052249 (Killed)
Crew: Sgt ROBERT JAMES KEE, RCAF R/86226 (Killed)
Crew: Sgt RONALD CLIFFORD GAIT, RAFVR 1499876 (Killed)
Crew: Sgt LESLIE GEORGE GUNNING, RAFVR 139201 (Killed)

References

Chorley, W.R. 2007 Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses of the Second World War - Volume 4: 1943. Hinckley: Midland Publishing.

Robertson, B. 1979 British Military Aircraft Serials, 1911-1979. Cambridge: Patrick Stephens Ltd.

Record updated on 15 April 2018.


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