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Lancaster W4274

Aircraft Model:Avro Lancaster Mk. I
Manufacturer:A.V. Roe (Manchester)
Identities:W4274
Units:No. 460 Squadron, RAAF

Timeline

4 January 1943Aircraft was shot down by a night-fighter during an operation to Essen, crashing near Nijmegen.
Pilot: Sgt HIRAM GEORGE BROOKS, RAAF 405156 (Killed)
Crew: Sgt JACK HILL WATSON, RAF 546010 (Killed)
Crew: Sgt FRANCIS EBSWORTH HUTCHINSON, RAAF 411327 (Killed)
Crew: Sgt HERBERT PEACE GRAY, RAAF 405443 (Killed)
Crew: Sgt RONALD THOMAS LONSDALE, RAAF 403273 (Killed)
Crew: Sgt ERIC JOHN BENJAMIN FLETCHER, RAAF 405547 (Killed)
Crew: Sgt KENNINGTON JOHN HYTHE HARRIS, RAAF 408163 (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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