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Lancaster W4818

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


5 May 1943Aircraft crashed at Schmieringhausen, 8 km WSW of Lünen, during an operation to Dortmund.
Pilot: F/Sgt DESMOND NELSON JAEKEL, RAAF 416680 (Killed)
Crew: Sgt WILLIAM JAMES TURPIN, RAFVR 1476394 (Killed)
Crew: P/O SIDNEY MICHAEL RUSS, RAAF 414506 (Killed)
Crew: F/Sgt EUGENE JOHN CANDISH, RAAF 412479 (Killed)
Crew: F/Sgt ALAN HILTON, RAAF 412139 (Killed)
Crew: F/Sgt JOHN LAWRENCE BARRY, RAAF 20047 (Killed)
Crew: F/Sgt WILLIAM WILLIAMS, RAAF 405597 (Killed)


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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