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Crash site of Lancaster DV285-SR-Q

cest raf squadron
Unit: 101 Squadron
Aircraft: Lancaster
Code: DV285-SR-Q
Base: Ludford Magna
Mission: Berlin
Crew officer: P/O WALKER A J S
Incident: Shot down by German fighter

Location: (Prov. Liege)



Shot down by a night fighter Hpm Eckart-Wilhem Von Bonin, II./NJG1
Lancaster takes off at 5:13 p.m. Ludford Magna. Attacked by German fighter en route to the goal, the camera takes fire, the motors stop and it falls freely to the ground. Of the 8 men on board, five will be killed: the mechanic P / O Stanley Mayer, the bomber F / O Albert W. Gadd, the upper gunner Sgt Robert Stott, radar operator Sgt John K. Robertson and the rear gunner Sgt Kenneth N. Hicklin. They are all based in Heverlee War Cemetery near Leuven / Louvain, Belgium.
Of the three survivors, the P / O AJS Walker pilot was rapidly captured and sent to Stalag Luft 1 in Barth, Germany, Reginald Hebditch (this document) will prevent a time capture and P / O Jack browser George Blandford (RAF 158898 and 1153789), flying on its second mission succeed his escape, returning to Britain in October 1944 (No. unknown escape GSP report.)



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