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Lancaster W4956

Aircraft Model:Avro Lancaster Mk. I
Manufacturer:Metropolitan-Vickers Limited
Identities:W4956
Units:No. 460 Squadron, RAAF

Timeline

20 April 1943Aircraft failed to return from an operation to Stettin.
Pilot: Sgt WALTER FRANK PRIDGEON, RAAF 409221 (Missing)
Crew: Sgt CHARLES ALBERT WILLIS, RAFVR 1394695 (Missing)
Crew: F/O RALPH EDMUND DOLLAR, RAAF 416552 (Missing)
Crew: Sgt PETER MURCHISON MACKENZIE, RAAF 411469 (Killed)
Crew: Sgt FREDERICK ALBERT SOLLY, RAFVR 1384232 (Missing)
Crew: Sgt RUSSELL JESSE CHAPMAN, RAFVR 1522573 (Missing)
Crew: Sgt ROBERT SAMUEL KING, RAAF 409146 (Missing)

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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