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ED557

Avro 683 Lancaster III

Built by:

Avro, Manchester

Contract:

B.69247/40

Works Order:

7671

HW

Y

ED557

Delivered:

1943-01-29

Struck Off:

1943-05-06

Crashed

Fate:

Story
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Memorial:

Served with 100 Sqn. Lost when the aircraft crashed into the Baltic on its 11th operation. Shot down by Flak of the 1./leichte Flak-Abteilung 985 and of the Sperrbrecher 22.

Last Flight Details (if lost)

Home Base:

Grimsby

Mission:

Stettin

Squadron:

100

Role

Pilot

Flt Eng

Nav

Bomb Aimer

WOp/AG

Air Gunner

Air Gunner

Rank

F/L

Sgt

F/O

Sgt

Sgt

Sgt

Sgt

Service No.

Name

Service

Fate

IBCC Link

Memorial

WA

DR

GB

C

BWD

AM

Jones

Ling

Herring

Walker

Cooper

Hodges

SJ

Houston

124510

RAFVR

Killed

1171532

RAFVR

Killed

411783

RAAF

Killed

1320280

RAFVR

Killed

1377124

RAFVR

Killed

1339519

RAFVR

Killed

1531156

RAFVR

Killed

Missions Flown
Serial
Date
Sqn
Code
Base
Mission
T/O
Land
ED557
1943-03-04
100
HW
Y
Grimsby
Gardening
1829
0226
ED557
1943-03-08
100
HW
Y
Grimsby
Nuremburg
1934
0300
ED557
1943-03-09
100
HW
Y
Grimsby
Munich
2001
0344
ED557
1943-03-12
100
HW
Y
Grimsby
Essen
1928
2321
ED557
1943-03-26
100
HW
Y
Grimsby
Duisburg
2006
0010
ED557
1943-04-03
100
HW
Y
Grimsby
Essen
2007
0020
ED557
1943-04-04
100
HW
Y
Grimsby
Kiel
2032
0157
ED557
1943-04-09
100
HW
Y
Grimsby
Duisburg
2052
0040
ED557
1943-04-13
100
HW
Y
Grimsby
Spezia
2039
0543
ED557
1943-04-16
100
HW
Y
Grimsby
Pilsen
2115
0625
ED557
1943-04-20
100
HW
Y
Grimsby
Stettin
2157
0131
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