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ED603

Avro 683 Lancaster III

Built by:

Avro, Manchester

Contract:

B.69247/40

Works Order:

7671

OL

L

ED603

Delivered:

1943-02-14

Struck Off:

1943-06-16

Crashed

Fate:

Story
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Memorial:

Served at Ringway and 83 Sqn. Crashed in the Ijsselmeer on return from Bochum. Hit by flak over the target and shot down by Hauptmann Rudolf Sigmund of the 10./NJG 1 (flying a Bf 110 G-4 from Bergen or Leeuwarden airfield). 4 crew were recovered from the Ijsselmeer, the remaining 3 crew stayed n the aircraft until September 2023 when the remains were recovered from the wreck by the Dutch and covered in the documentary "Guy Martins Lost WW2 Bomber".

Last Flight Details (if lost)

Home Base:

Wyton

Mission:

Bochum

Squadron:

83

Role

Pilot

Flt Eng

Nav

Bomb Aimer

WOp/AG

Air Gunner

Air Gunner

Rank

F/O

P/O

W/O

Flt Sgt

Flt Sgt

P/O

F/O

Service No.

Name

Service

Fate

IBCC Link

Memorial

EA

AB

HE

AG

REJ

CFJ

Tilbury

Smart

Howsam

Fletcher

Moore

Sprack

GR

Sugar

127147

RAFVR

Killed

51914

RAFVR

Killed

146295

RAFVR

Killed

J/17802

RCAF

Killed

52074

RAF

Killed

51543

RAF

Killed

127055

RAF

Killed

Missions Flown
Serial
Date
Sqn
Code
Base
Mission
T/O
Land
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