Dutch Airwar Studygroup 1939-1945

Loss Chart on: T2332

Day or Night of operationOperationTargetNickname
16/17 May 43ChasticeRuhr Dams
FactoryAircraftMkSerial/Wnr.Call SignUnitAir ForceTO/tAirfield
AVROLancasterIIIED887AJ-A617 SqdnRAF2147Scampton
TimeCause of the CrashCrash LocationDamageProvince
0258Hit by Flak while clearing the Dutch coast on return to the UKCrashed Castricum beach near pole 46Noord-Holland
SourceMag / PageAdditional sources
Chorley W.R. 'Bomber Command Losses 1943'151'Dambusters, the definitive History' p.76/77 for location and time
FunctionMil RankIniNameHonMil regAir ForceCemeteryGraveRemark
PilotS/Ldr.H.M.YoungDFC+72478RAFBergen NH2 D 4Washed up near Castricum 29 May 43
Flight EngineerSgt.D.T.Horsfall568924RAFBergen NH2 D 5Washed up near Castricum 29 May 43
ObserverF/O.V.S.MacCauslandJ/15309RCAFBergen NH2 D 3Washed up near Wijk aan Zee 27 May 43
NavigatorF/Sgt.C.W.Roberts1269445RAFBergen NH2 E 17Washed up near Castricum 17 May 43
Wireless Operator/ Air GunnerSgt.L.W.Nichols1377941RAFBergen NH2 E 28Washed up near Egmond aan Zee 27 May 43
Front GunnerSgt.G.Yeo1317656RAFBergen NH2 D 2Washed up near Wijk aan Zee 27 May 43
Rear GunnerSgt.W.Ibbotson655431RAFBergen NH2 D 6Washed up near Castricum 30 May 43
Data on those who were killed from: www.CWGC.org www.Volksbund.de www.abmc.gov Design SGLO(V.1000104)
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