Accident Avro Lancaster Mk III ND354,
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Date:Sunday 2 January 1944
Time:03:00 approx
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: ND354
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 8
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Lutten, Goldenstedt, Niedersachsen -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Wyton, Cambridgeshire
Destination airport:
Takeoff at 00:11 hrs for an operation to Berlin.
The aircraft was shot down by night fighter pilot Leutnant Wendelin Breukel of the 5./NJG 2 (based at Deelen airfield in the Netherlands), who was flying a Ju 88 C-6.

The seven crew members who did not survive rest at the Sage War Cemetery.
For more info, see Aircrew Remembered.


Nachtjagd Combat Archive 1944 part one

History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft
24 August 1943 ED984 83 Sqn RAF 6 Nunsdorf, Zossen, Brandenburg w/o
20 October 1943 JB154 83 Sqn RAF 7 near Anreep, Drenthe 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


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