Accident Avro Lancaster Mk I DV370,
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Date:Sunday 2 January 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic LANC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Avro Lancaster Mk I
Owner/operator:207 Sqn RAF
Registration: DV370
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:near Brunnental at Helmstedt, Niedersachsen -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Spilsby, Lincolnshire
Destination airport:
Takeoff at 00:03 hrs for an operation to Berlin.
The aircraft was shot down by night fighter pilot Major Heinrich Prinz zu Sayn-Wittgenstein of the Stab/NJG 2 (based at Deelen airfield in the Netherlands), who was flying Ju 88 R-2 R4+AA.

The crew rests at Hannover War Cemetery.
For more info, see Aircrew Remembered.


Nachtjagd Combat Archive 1944 part one
List of crashes of Allied aircraft between 1 January and 29 February 1944, included in MACR files (Fold3)
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History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft
31 August 1943 W4120 207 Sqn RAF 6 near Hoef aan de Pan, Maarheeze, Noord-Brabant w/o
18 October 1943 W4276 207 Sqn RAF 6 south of Wettbergen, Hannover, Niedersachsen w/o
22 June 1944 LM578 207 Sqn RAF 8 North Sea NW of Schouwen-Duiveland, Zeeland w/o

Revision history:

27-Nov-2019 19:36 TigerTimon Added
02-Dec-2019 18:32 TigerTimon Updated [Narrative]
03-Dec-2019 08:17 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Location, Source]
01-Jan-2024 22:41 TigerTimon Updated [Other fatalities, Location, Source]

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