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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 159032
Last updated: 27 November 2021
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Date:01-JAN-1945
Time:01:47 claim
Type:Silhouette image of generic LANC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro Lancaster Mk III
Owner/operator:83 Squadron Royal Air Force (83 Sqn RAF)
Registration: PB134
MSN: OL-N
Fatalities:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Oslo Fjord -   Norway
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Coningsby, Lincolnshire
Destination airport:RAF Coningsby
Narrative:
Missing on mission to Horten. Took off from RAF Coningsby at 1956 hrs to bomb shipping.
The aircraft was intercepted by Oberfeldwebel Kurt Keilig of the Nachtjagdstaffel Norwegen based at Lister airfield, flying Ju 88 G-1 B4+DA.
Believed crashed in Oslo Fjord between Horton and Moss., where Flt Sgt Maynard is buried in the civilian Cemetery. The other are commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial. WO Poole had flown with 61 Squadron, his DFM having been Gazetted on 10 September 1943.
Crew
Fg Off G W Duggan RAAF (KIA)
Flt Sgt G J A Groom (KIA)
Flt Sgt S J S Maynard (KIA)
Flt Sgt S Brockbank (KIA)
WO F J Poole DFM (KIA)
Flt Sgt R Kear (KIA)
Flt Sgt H T Little (KIA)
Flt Sgt H Jones (KIA)


Sources:

Air-Britain Royal Air Force Aircraft PA100-RZ999
Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses of the Second World War 1944 Page 526.
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/duggan-gordon.html
Nachtjagd Combat Archive 1944 part five
http://ww2.dk/Airfields%20-%20Norway.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Aug-2013 10:54 JINX Added
17-May-2016 16:16 Red Dragon Updated [Date, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Country, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
10-Nov-2018 21:43 Nepa Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Operator]
16-Sep-2021 15:50 TigerTimon Updated [Date, Time, Phase, Source, Narrative]

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