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Lancaster W4799

Aircraft Model:Avro Lancaster Mk. I
Manufacturer:Metropolitan-Vickers Limited
Identities:W4799
Units:No. 83 Squadron, RAF

Timeline

31 December 1942Aircraft crashed between Demen and Ravenstein, 9 km NE of Oss, Holland.
Pilot: P/O LEONARD THOMAS JACKSON, RCAF J/15950 (Killed)
Crew: F/Sgt DAVID SMITH, RAFVR 1008971 (Killed)
Crew: F/Lt JAMES McMILLAN, RAFVR 109159 (Killed)
Crew: Sgt BASIL ELDON HARGROVE, RCAF R/73175 (Killed)
Crew: F/Sgt KENNETH CHADWICK TAYLOR, RAFVR 1034269 (Killed)
Crew: Sgt DANIEL CROSSTHWAITE, RCAF R/127686 (Killed)
Crew: F/Sgt LESLIE ROBERT BRETTLE, RAFVR 1382448 (Killed)

References

Chorley, W.R. 2006 Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses of the Second World War - Volume 3: 1942. Hinckley: Midland Publishing.

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

Record updated on 17 April 2018.


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