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R5566

Avro 683 Lancaster I

Built by:

Avro, Manchester

Contract:

B.69274/40

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R5566

B

OL

Works Order:

7671

Delivered:

1942-04-27

Struck off:

1942-11-07

Missing

Fate:

Memorial:
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Story

Served with 83 Sqn.

Last Flight Details (if lost)

Home Base:

Wyton

Mission:

Genoa

Squadron:

83

Role

Pilot

Flt Eng

Nav

Bomb Aimer

Air Gunner

WOp/AG

Air Gunner

Rank

F/O

Sgt

Flt Sgt

Flt Sgt

Sgt

Sgt

Flt Sgt

Name

TG

J

AW

JH

SC

L

CA

Hackney

Cope

Coley

Pellowe

Orme

Edwards

Foster

Service No.

Service

Fate

IBCC Link

80218

Killed

RAFVR

549229

Killed

RAF

778240

Killed

RAFVR

1376935

Killed

RAFVR

403558

Killed

RNZAF

1184050

Killed

RAFVR

404631

Killed

RNZAF

Missions Flown
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Memorial

Serial
Date
Sqn
Code
Base
Mission
T/O
Land
R5566
1942-05-29
83
OL
B
Scampton
Gardening (Copenhagen)
2245
0517
R5566
1942-05-30
83
OL
B
Scampton
Cologne
0012
0418
R5566
1942-06-01
83
OL
B
Scampton
Essen
2313
0307
R5566
1942-06-25
83
OL
B
Scampton
Bremen
2357
0439
R5566
1942-06-28
83
OL
B
Scampton
Bremen
2347
0439
R5566
1942-07-02
83
OL
B
Scampton
Bremen
2349
0344
R5566
1942-07-08
83
OL
B
Scampton
Wilhelmshaven
0027
0401
R5566
1942-07-11
83
OL
B
Scampton
Danzig
1632
0318
R5566
1942-07-19
83
OL
B
Scampton
Vegesack
0005
0409
R5566
1942-07-21
83
OL
B
Scampton
Duisburg
2359
0349
R5566
1942-07-26
83
OL
B
Scampton
Hamburg
2325
0519
R5566
1942-07-29
83
OL
B
Scampton
Saarbrucken
2343
0519
R5566
1942-07-31
83
OL
B
Scampton
Dusseldorf
0037
0236
R5566
1942-08-05
83
OL
B
Scampton
Duisburg
0010
0517
R5566
1942-08-05
83
OL
B
Scampton
Gardening (Gironde)
2229
0512
R5566
1942-08-11
83
OL
B
Scampton
Mainz
2244
0349
R5566
1942-10-02
83
OL
B
Wyton
Krefeld
1930
2315
R5566
1942-10-06
83
OL
B
Wyton
Osnabruck
1920
2345
R5566
1942-11-06
83
OL
B
Wyton
Genoa
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