JB678

Avro 683 Lancaster III

Built by:

Avro, Manchester

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HW

F

JB678

Contract:

1807

Works Order:

Delivered:

1943-11-22

Struck off:

1943-12-31

Crashed

Fate:

Memorials:
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Story

Served with 100 Sqn (3 days), 550 Sqn (16 days), 100 Sqn. Collided head on with JB674 attempting to find the base in fog on return from Berlin on "Black Thursday".

Last Flight Details (if lost)

Home Base:

Grimsby

Squadron:

100

Mission:

Berlin

Role

Pilot

Flt Eng

Nav

Bomb Aimer

WOp/AG

Air Gunner

Air Gunner

Rank

Sgt

Sgt

Sgt

Sgt

Sgt

Sgt

Sgt

Service No.

Name

Fate

Service

IBCC Link

GC

AH

IA

HL

JW

Denman

1319761

Killed

RAFVR

Johnson

1872886

Killed

RAFVR

Redman

1248099

Killed

RAFVR

Blackwell

1227154

Killed

RAFVR

Christmas

1335516

Killed

RAFVR

RG

CB

Read

1390976

Killed

RAFVR

Wallace

R/167989

Killed

RCAF

Missions Flown

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Memorial

Serial
Date
Sqn
Code
Base
Mission
T/O
Land
JB678
1943-12-16
100
HW
F
Grimsby
Berlin
1646
0040