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Lancaster W4840

Aircraft Model:Avro Lancaster Mk. I
Manufacturer:Metropolitan-Vickers Limited
Identities:W4840
Units:No. 9 Squadron, RAF

Timeline

3 January 1943Aircraft shot down by a night-fighter of III/NJG1 and crashed in the Overhagense Weide near Velp.
Pilot: F/Lt DOUGLAS HERBERT SCOTT LONSDALE, RAFVR 61283 (Killed)
Crew: Sgt ALBERT THOMAS RILEY, RAFVR 1253689 (Killed)
Crew: P/O KENNETH READ SMITH, RCAF J/8603 (Killed)
Crew: Sgt JAMES IVOR MORRIS, RAFVR 1152974 (Killed)
Crew: Sgt ROBERT RICHMOND MOORE, RCAF R/87868 (Killed)
Crew: Sgt ARTHUR DOUGLAS SMITHERMAN, RAFVR 1334611 (Killed)
Crew: Sgt ROBERT LLOYD DICKIE, RCAF R/97638 (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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