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Lancaster ED878

Aircraft Model:Avro Lancaster Mk. III
Manufacturer:A.V. Roe (Manchester)
Identities:ED878
Units:No. 103 Squadron, RAF

Timeline

25 July 1943Aircraft is believed to have been shot down by a night-fighter, crashing W of the Frisian Islands, during an operation to Hamburg.
Pilot: W/O FELIX FRANCIS O'HANLON, RAF 657662 (Missing)
Crew: Sgt THOMAS EDWARD WITTS, RAFVR 1575633 (Killed)
Crew: Sgt GEORGE IRVINE BAILEY, RAFVR 1236325 (Missing)
Crew: Sgt CHARLES FREDERICK KILNER, RAFVR 1461557 (Missing)
Crew: Sgt ROBERT LEONARD PERRY, RAFVR 1315441 (Missing)
Crew: Sgt JAMES CRANE HAMILTON, RAFVR 1368785 (Missing)
Crew: Sgt ALFRED GEORGE BROADMORE, RAFVR 1212129 (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 30 April 2018.


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