Incident Avro Lancaster Mk I PD368,
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Date:Monday 1 January 1945
Time:07:50 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic LANC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Avro Lancaster Mk I
Owner/operator:9 Sqn RAF
Registration: PD368
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:RAF Bardney, Lincolnshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:RAF Bardney, Lincolnshire
Destination airport:RAF Bardney
Engine failed on take-off, swung into trees.Tasked to bomb the Dortmund-Ems Kanel. Sgt Dawes is not thought to have seriously injured.
Pilot : Flying Officer Jack William Buckley RAAF Aus/429303
Flight Engineer : Sergeant K E Dawes RAF [Injured]
Navigator : Flying Officer William Charles Shutler RAF 172516 (NCO:1582876 Commission Gazetted : Tuesday 09 May, 1944)
Bomb Aimer : Flying Officer A Nolan RAF
Wireless Operator : Flight Sergeant Ian Leonard Moore RAAF Aus/424616
Mid-Upper Gunner : Sergeant R G Round RAF
Rear Gunner : Sergeant R A C Copperwaite RAF


Air-Britain Royal Air Force Aircraft PA100-RZ999
Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses of the Second World War 1945 Page 24.
Rob Davis Bomber Command Losses Database

History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft
20 September 1942 W4184 9 Sqn RAF 6 Gauting, Bayern w/o
3 August 1943 ED493 9 Sqn RAF 7 North Sea 20 km northwest of Bergen, Noord-Holland w/o
2 January 1944 JA711 9 Sqn RAF 7 1 km southwest of Weyhausen, Niedersachsen w/o

Revision history:

29-Aug-2013 19:50 JINX Added
17-May-2016 16:16 Red Dragon Updated [Cn, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
03-Nov-2018 19:46 Nepa Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Operator]
29-Dec-2021 15:10 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Source]
01-Jan-2024 08:25 Rob Davis Updated [Source, Narrative]

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