The Loss of Lancaster JA691

The crew of Halifax DK227 (427 Sqn)


Takeoff at 2110hrs from Leeming and when homebound this aircraft was badly shot up by a Me109.
It landed at 0435 at Mildenhall in Suffolk. After a technical inspection the aircraft was declared a write-off.

Sgt W H Schmitt RCAF
Sgt N W Wood RCAF
P/O A H Fernard
P/O G L Vogan RCAF
Sgt S Fahner RCAF
Sgt L S Gray RCAF
Sgt R McNamara RCAF