Accident Avro Lancaster Mk I W4892,
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Date:Sunday 2 January 1944
Time:03:07 LT
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: W4892
Fatalities:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:near Daimler-Benz factory at Genshagen, Ludwigsfelde, Brandenburg -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Spilsby, Lincolnshire
Destination airport:
Takeoff at 23:50 hrs for an operation to Berlin.

The aircraft was hit by heavy and light Flak, exploded and crashed near the Daimler-Benz factory.

For the crew, see Aircrew Remembered.


Nachtjagd Combat Archive 1944 part one
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History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft
24 July 1942 R5867 207 Sqn RAF 7 Anrath, Willich, Nordrhein-Westfalen w/o
6 August 1942 R5761 207 Sqn RAF 7 near the church at Megen, Noord-Brabant w/o
11 November 1944 PB428 207 Sqn RAF 7 Bratoft, near Skegness, Lincolnshire, England w/o
22 February 1945 PB814 207 Sqn RAF 6 Missing w/o

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12-Dec-2019 08:35 TigerTimon Added

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