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Crash site of Lancaster R5684-ZN-P

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Unit: 106 Squadron
Aircraft: Lancaster
Code: R5684-ZN-P
Base: Coningsby
Mission: Frankfurt
Crew officer: P/O Rosenberg
Incident: Crashed at sea without specified reasons

Location: (Prov. West-Vlanderen)



Lancaster B.Mk.1 R5684 "ZN-P" and named "Admiral Fighting Cock" of 106 Sqn., RAF. Took off at RAF Coningsby at 21:20 on 24 August 1942. Failed to return from a mission to raid Frankfurt. Was sighted at 02:22 crashing into the North Sea off Koksijde, West Flanders, Belgium, cause not known.

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