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Lancaster ME685

Aircraft Model:Avro Lancaster Mk. I
Identities:ME685
Units:No. 207 Squadron, RAF

Timeline

6 April 1944Departed RAF Spilsby at 20:20 hours to attack aircraft works at Toulouse. Hit by flak and crashed 00:30 hours, 5 km SE of the city.
Pilot: W/O JOHN RAYMOND SENIOR, RAFVR 1057241 (Killed)
Flight Engineer: Sgt ARTHUR FREDERICK WOOLLEY, RAFVR 1819373 (Killed)
Navigator: F/Sgt STANLEY WALTER SAYCE, RAFVR 1318013 (Killed)
Bomb Aimer: F/Sgt JOHN THORNTON READ, RAFVR 1601667 (Killed)
Wireless Operator: W/O WILLIAM JOHN WAYCOTT, RAAF 415706 (Killed)
Air Gunner: F/Sgt FREDERICK THOMAS ROBERT BRUCE, RAAF 423780 (Killed)
Air Gunner: Sgt HENRY WILSON, RAFVR 1852344 (Killed)

References

Chorley, W.R. 2008 Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses of the Second World War - Volume 5: 1944. Hersham: Midland Publishing.

Record updated on 9 April 2018.


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