Accident Avro Lancaster Mk III ED984,
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Date:Tuesday 24 August 1943
Type:Silhouette image of generic LANC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Avro Lancaster Mk III
Owner/operator:83 Sqn RAF
Registration: ED984
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Nunsdorf, Zossen, Brandenburg -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Wyton, Cambridgeshire
Destination airport:
Shot down by Oberleutnant Heinz Rökker of the 1./NJG 2, flying Bf 110 G-4 'R4+CA' from Gilze-Rijen airfield, the Netherlands.
Probably also hit by Feldwebel Günther Bahr of the 3./NJG 6, flying Bf 110 '2Z+LH' from Mainz-Finthen airfield.
The aircraft was coned by searchlights and also claimed by heavy Flak units.

Takeoff time: 20:21


Nachtjagd Combat Archive 1943 part two

History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft
20 October 1943 JB154 83 Sqn RAF 7 near Anreep, Drenthe w/o
2 January 1944 ND354 83 Sqn RAF 7 Lutten, Goldenstedt, Niedersachsen w/o
11 April 1944 ND389 83 Sqn RAF 7 Boensberg, Merksplas, Antwerp w/o
11 November 1944 PB188 83 Sqn RAF 1 railway station of Hamburg-Harburg w/o
9 May 1945 PB616 83 Sqn RAF 0 B.112 Rheine/Hopsten ALG w/o

Revision history:

29-Aug-2018 12:26 TigerTimon Added
03-Nov-2018 20:42 Nepa Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Operator]

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