Accident Avro Lancaster Mk I NG252,
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Date:Monday 1 January 1945
Time:07:48 approx
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: NG252
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:field near RAF Bardney, Lincolnshire, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:RAF Bardney, Lincolnshire
Destination airport:
Took off at 07:47 hrs for an operation against the Dortmund-Ems canal at Ladbergen in Germany.

The Lanc crashed shortly after takeoff due to loss of power on one or both port engines.
Pilot Officer R.C. Flynn survived injured when thrown clear of the aircraft.

Of those killed, three are buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery.

More Luck of a Lancaster: 109 Operations, 315 Crew, 101 Killed in Action (book)

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29-Dec-2021 15:21 TigerTimon Added

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