Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register

Loss chart: T4332
Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
23/24 Sep 44 Bombing Münster-Handorf Airfield
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
AVRO Lancaster I LL901 WS-V 9 Sqdn RAF 1902 Bardney
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
2325 Shot down by Hptm. H.-W. Schnaufer of Stab IV./NJG 1 Crashed near Populierendijk at Holterbroek near Holten Overijssel
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot F/Lt. C.B. Scott 22 176377 RAF KIA Holten 15 15
Flight Engineer Sgt. J.E. Simkin 23 1448546 RAF KIA Holten 15 14
Navigator F/Sgt. L.A. Harding 574158 RAF KIA Holten 15 13
Bomb Aimer F/Sgt. L. Langley 1394855 RAF EVD -
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner Sgt. M.E. Hayward 21 1602875 RAF KIA Holten 15 13
Mid Upper Gunner Sgt. F.A. Saunders 30 1803522 RAF KIA Holten 15 10
Rear Gunner Sgt. L.J. Hambly 19 3010857 RAF KIA Holten 15 12
Wartime Records Background Info
Operations Record Book Chorley, ‘Bomber Command Losses 1944’, page 434; Nachtjagd Combat Archive July-October 1944’, page 86; Cornelissen, 'Van grasmat tot Fliegerhorst', page 348

Version March, 2022