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 Lancaster I  LL882


Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash 11 May 44 Aircraft Name Lancaster I Serial Number LL882
Unit 463 Sqdn Operating Airfield Country
Aircrew details
Details Took off 2220 10 May 1944 from Waddington to bomb the rail facilities. Shot down by a night-fighter and dived into an old water logged clay pit at the Dumoulin brickworks some 2 km w of Langemark (West- Vlaanderen) and about 8 km N of Ieper.
Source Henk Welting's Database

Casualities in the CWGC Register for Lancaster I LL882

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
Flying OfficerRobert Mckerlie CROFT (407199) Lancaster I LL882  IBCC 1944-05-11463 Sqdn AIR27 BelgiumWevelgem Communal Cemetery
Flying OfficerDavid Payne CROSTON (407821) Lancaster I LL882  IBCC 1944-05-11463 Sqdn AIR27 BelgiumWevelgem Communal Cemetery
Flight SergeantBertram FRASER (1443752) Air Bomber Lancaster I LL882  IBCC 1944-05-11463 Sqdn AIR27 BelgiumWevelgem Communal Cemetery
Flying OfficerRonald JACQUES (134697) Navigator Lancaster I LL882  IBCC 1944-05-11463 Sqdn AIR27 BelgiumWevelgem Communal Cemetery
SergeantHarry Law MOLYNEUX (1802369) Flight Engi Lancaster I LL882  IBCC 1944-05-11463 Sqdn AIR27 BelgiumWevelgem Communal Cemetery
Squadron LeaderMervyn POWELL (402817) Lancaster I LL882  IBCC 1944-05-11463 Sqdn AIR27 BelgiumWevelgem Communal Cemetery
Flight LieutenantWilliam Neil READ (406700) Lancaster I LL882  IBCC 1944-05-11463 Sqdn AIR27 BelgiumWevelgem Communal Cemetery

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