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Lancaster W4785

Aircraft Model:Avro Lancaster Mk. I
Manufacturer:Metropolitan-Vickers Limited
Identities:W4785
Units:No. 460 Squadron, RAAF

Timeline

8 April 1943Aircraft crashed at Meiderich on the N bank of the River Ruhr during an operation to Duisburg.
Pilot: Sgt JOHN HOWARD BALL, RAAF 408949 (Killed)
Flight Engineer: Sgt WILLIAM CORNER LANGLEY, RAFVR 1261372 (Killed)
Navigator: Sgt CHARLES EDWARD JAMES FRAMPTON, RAFVR 658374 (Killed)
Bomb Aimer: Sgt DEREK MILNER GRAY, RAFVR 1330750 (Killed)
Wireless Operator: Sgt DAVID GWYNNE MORDECAI, RAFVR 1025415 (Killed)
Air Gunner: Sgt GEORGE GRANVILLE DOBSON, RAFVR 1090929 (Killed)
Air Gunner: Sgt ARTHUR ANDERSON GARVEN, RAAF 403806 (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 20 April 2018.


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