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The text below gives a summary of the conflict (i.e. war), event or incident that resulted in deaths in the Borough or abroad. On the right are listed the individual events and incidents, such as battles or air raids. For each conflict the total number of casualties are given, whereas for each event or incident the names of those who died are listed in alphabetical order.

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Details for: Loss of Lancaster I (Reg. W4901 PM-W)


Historical Data:
Taking off at 2230 from Elsham Wolds on a bombing mission to Köln, their Lancaster I (Reg. W4901 PM-W) was shot down by Luftwaffe flak batteries 2./665 and 3./665. Their aircraft crashed at 0059 near Middelgall (Noord Brabant), I km NE of Veghel. All seven crewmen were killed.


1 person killed