Accident Avro Lancaster Mk I ED363, Tuesday 29 June 1943
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Date:Tuesday 29 June 1943
Time:01:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic LANC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Avro Lancaster Mk I
Owner/operator:467 Sqn RAAF
Registration: ED363
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Hatenboer, Roermond, Limburg -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Bottesford, Leicesershire
Destination airport:
Shot down by night fighter pilot Hauptmann Wilhelm Herget of the Stab I./NJG 4 (detached to 3./NJG 1), flying a Bf 110 G-4 from Venlo airfield.

Target: Köln, Germany
Takeoff time: 22:51
Pilot F/Sgt. R.I. Gates 415132 RAAF Runnymede Memorial 192
Flight engineer Sgt. G.R.S. Cayless 1456974 RAF Jonkerbos 16 A 2 Initially buried Venlo
Navigator Sgt. H.H. Mooney 655855 RAF Jonkerbos 16 A 4 Initially buried Venlo
Bomb aimer W/O E. Pike 1314734 RAF Survived POW
Wo ag Sgt. B.H. Dolby 1213545 RAF Survived POW
Air gunner W/O II T.W.J. Copeland R/129552 RCAF Jonkerbos 16 A 3 Initially buried Venlo
Air gunner Sgt. J.G. Hole 1337529 RAF Jonkerbos 16 A 1 Initially buried Venlo


Nachtjagd Combat Archive 1943 part two
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Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
15-Nov-2018 16:10 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
19-Nov-2018 11:47 Nepa Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Operator]
26-Jun-2023 13:49 TigerTimon Updated

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