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    Hello,

    Seeking service history/fate of Wellington XIV NB860. Could someone with the appropriate AB Volume, please oblige?

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    Col.

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    Col,
    NB860 - 303 FTU, 1 OADU , 78 OTU u/c collapsed on landing, Qastina, 7-4-45 & DBF.

    Ian

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    Ian,

    That's great. Thanks.

    7-4-1945
    No.78 OTU, Ein Shemer
    Wellington XIV NB860

    Undercarriage collapsed on landing, Qastina, Palestine. Destroyed by fire.

    Crew (Alpha order)
    AUS427862 F/Sgt (Pilot) Richard William HILL RAAF - OK
    AUS415163 F/O ( - ? - ) Cyril Alfred MANNING RAAF - OK
    181768 P/O ( - ? - ) Edwin Samuel SMITH RAFVR - OK
    AUS419747 F/Sgt ( - ? - ) Jock Robert URE RAAF - OK
    AUS437078 F/Sgt ( - ? - ) Charles Earl VINCENT RAAF - Injured

    Your help appreciated.

    Col.

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    Did the crew survive the war?
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    You might be more satisfaction in checking the CWGC and other national lists and posting the results of your labour here.

    All the individual contributions mount up and take the work load off a few bods.

    Roas
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