Some missing detail for Sgt Howell of No.103 Sqn to add to that in Chorley.
No.17(P)AFU ORB records
Lancaster ED724 crash landed on aerodrome, having been badly shot up during a raid over Germany.
On the 10th April at about 01:00 hrs an operational aircraft crash landed on the airfield (Watton - Ross) on the return from operations. The tail gunner was dead and the tail turret burnt out. The Flight/Eng had burns to one hand received while putting out the flames. The mid gunner had numerous shrapnel wounds to both legs and one arm, and a compound fracture to the left tibia and fibuia. He was admitted to RAF Hospital, Ely. All other members of the crew un-injured.
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