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ED583

Avro 683 Lancaster III

Built by:

Avro, Manchester

Contract:

B.69247/40

Works Order:

7671

HW

K

ED583

Delivered:

1943-02-03

Struck Off:

1943-07-31

Crashed

Fate:

Story
Kay Crew.jpg
Memorial:

Served with 100 Sqn. Originally JA-U, then recoded to HW-K. Carried out 51 operations with 100 Sqn before crashing into North Thoresby on an air test after the aircraft suffered a structural failure. Morgan and Giles were experienced crew and had taken 6 new crew up, They had only been posted to the Sqn from training 3 days previously. The chapel and a number of houses were destroyed, but no-one on the ground were injured.

Last Flight Details (if lost)

Home Base:

Grimsby

Mission:

Air Test

Squadron:

100

Role

Pilot

Pilot

Flt Eng

Flt Eng

Nav

WOp/AG

Bomb Aimer

Pilot

Rank

W/O

Sgt

Sgt

Sgt

Sgt

Sgt

Sgt

Flt Off

Service No.

Name

Service

Fate

IBCC Link

Memorial

JT

RF

CA

WEJ

JA

WF

Goozee

Worsey

Green

Giles

Baker

Bristow

JH

Rogers

TH

Morgan

552903

RAFVR

Killed

1392269

RAFVR

Killed

1622553

RAFVR

Killed

1194020

RAFVR

Killed

1395937

RAF

Killed

1268417

RAFVR

Killed

1545048

RAFVR

Killed

T-190798

USAAF

Killed

Missions Flown
Serial
Date
Sqn
Code
Base
Mission
T/O
Land
ED583
1943-03-04
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Gardening
1835
0127
ED583
1943-03-08
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Nuremburg
1942
0330
ED583
1943-03-11
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Stuttgart
2004
0254
ED583
1943-03-26
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Duisburg
1959
2340
ED583
1943-04-03
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Essen
2006
0017
ED583
1943-04-04
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Kiel
2036
0208
ED583
1943-04-09
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Duisburg
2050
0050
ED583
1943-04-13
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Spezia
2027
0551
ED583
1943-04-18
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Spezia
2100
0625
ED583
1943-04-20
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Stettin
2148
0545
ED583
1943-04-26
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Duisburg
0013
0454
ED583
1943-04-30
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Essen
0015
0432
ED583
1943-05-04
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Dortmund
2350
0126
ED583
1943-05-23
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Dortmund
2231
0253
ED583
1943-05-25
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Dusseldorf
2315
0317
ED583
1943-05-27
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Essen
2231
0300
ED583
1943-05-29
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Wuppertal
2314
0400
ED583
1943-06-11
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Dusseldorf
2228
0344
ED583
1943-06-16
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Cologne
2237
0305
ED583
1943-06-21
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Krefeld
2357
0426
ED583
1943-06-22
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Mulheim
2341
0344
ED583
1943-06-24
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Elberfeld
2307
0410
ED583
1943-06-28
100
HW
U
Grimsby
Cologne
2345
0428
ED583
1943-07-03
100
HW
K
Grimsby
Cologne
2322
0423
ED583
1943-07-08
100
HW
K
Grimsby
Cologne
2251
0410
ED583
1943-07-09
100
HW
K
Grimsby
Gelsenkirchen
2251
0535
ED583
1943-07-12
100
HW
K
Grimsby
Turin
2156
0844
ED583
1943-07-24
100
HW
K
Grimsby
Hamburg
2253
0403
ED583
1943-07-27
100
HW
K
Grimsby
Hamburg
2240
0106
ED583
1943-07-30
100
HW
K
Grimsby
Remscheid
2212
0103
ED583
1943-08-02
100
HW
K
Grimsby
Hamburg
2352
0137
ED583
1943-08-07
100
HW
K
Grimsby
Genoa
2052
0636
ED583
1943-08-09
100
HW
K
Grimsby
Mannheim
2241
0444
ED583
1943-08-10
100
HW
K
Grimsby
Nuremburg
2132
0511
ED583
1943-08-12
100
HW
K
Grimsby
Milan
2119
0626
ED583
1943-08-15
100
HW
K
Grimsby
Milan
1956
0451
ED583
1943-08-17
100
HW
K
Grimsby
Peenemunde
2115
0455
ED583
1943-08-22
100
HW
K
Grimsby
Leverkusen
2137
0244
ED583
1943-08-23
100
HW
K
Grimsby
Berlin
2105
0400
ED583
1943-08-27
100
HW
K
Grimsby
Nuremburg
2136
0500
ED583
1943-08-30
100
HW
K
Grimsby
Munchengladbach
0053
0441
ED583
1943-08-31
100
HW
K
Grimsby
Berlin
2010
0408
ED583
1943-09-02
100
HW
K
Grimsby
Gardening
2240
0457
ED583
1943-09-03
100
HW
K
Grimsby
Berlin
1948
0420
ED583
1943-09-05
100
HW
K
Grimsby
Mannheim
1950
0231
ED583
1943-09-06
100
HW
K
Grimsby
Munich
1952
0413
ED583
1943-09-22
100
HW
K
Grimsby
Munich
1913
0051
ED583
1943-09-23
100
HW
K
Grimsby
Mannheim
1839
0152
ED583
1943-09-27
100
HW
K
Grimsby
Hanover
1923
0029
ED583
1943-09-29
100
HW
K
Grimsby
Bochum
1826
2253
ED583
1943-10-01
100
HW
K
Grimsby
Hagen
1815
2343
ED583
1943-10-02
100
HW
K
Grimsby
Munich
1846
0302
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