The Loss of Lancaster JA691

The crew of Lancaster JD324 (77 Sqn)

 

 

Takeoff at 2111hrs from Elvington. On the approach to the target this aircraft was hit by flak and exploded with its bomb load still on board.The crew were lost without trace.

 

Runnymede Airforces Memorial

Sgt F E Shefford
Sgt F J Lane
Sgt G Wood
Sgt J R Vint
Sgt H F Roza
Sgt A W Ready
Sgt J B L Smith