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Lancaster ED427

Aircraft Model:Avro Lancaster Mk. III
Manufacturer:A.V. Roe (Manchester)
Identities:ED427
Units:No. 49 Squadron, RAF

Timeline

17 April 1943Aircraft failed to return from an operation to Plzen.
Pilot: F/O ALEXANDER VICTOR BONE, RAF 48898 (Killed)
Crew: Sgt RAYMOND NORMAN PERCY FOSTER, RAF 545719 (Killed)
Crew: Sgt CYRIL WILLIAM YELLAND, RAFVR 1578189 (Killed)
Crew: Sgt RAYMOND JOSEPH ROONEY, RAFVR 1238955 (Killed)
Crew: Sgt RAYMOND CHARLES WHITE, RAFVR 1314559 (Killed)
Crew: Sgt RONALD COPE, RAFVR 1086776 (Killed)
Crew: Sgt BRUCE EMMOTT WATT, RCAF J/90946 (Killed)
2012Wreckage of aircraft located at Laumersheim, Germany.

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.

Walters, G. 2012 Solved after 70 years: The mystery of the missing Lancaster bomber crew. Daily Mail. 29 September 2012. Retrieved 18 April 2018 from <http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2210283/Solved-70-years-The-mystery-missing-Lancaster-bomber-crew.html>.

Record updated on 18 April 2018.


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