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Crash site of Lancaster HK683-A4-M
23/11/144

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Unit: 195 Squadron
Aircraft: Lancaster
Code: HK683-A4-M
Base: Wratting Common
Mission: Gelsenkirchen
Crew officer:
Incident: Lost in North Sea

Location: (Prov. West-Vlanderen)

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Facts

Takeoff at 12:56 hrs for an operation to Gelsenkirchen (Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany).
Lost in North Sea west of Walcheren island, Zeeland, NL. All the crew were killed in the accident.
Only F/O Levens washed ashore, the rest of the crew was declared Missing in Action.

Sources:
Aviation Safety
The International Bomber Command Centre (IBCC)
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC)
Aircrew Remembered
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