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Details for: Loss of Lancaster I (Reg. LM279 DX-)


Historical Data:
Taking off at 1117 from East Kirby on a mission to bomb shipping near Brest, outbound their Lancaster I (Reg. LM279 DX-) emerged from cloud in a very steep dive and crashed at 1145 some 2 miles NE of Crick, 13 miles NW of Northampton. All seven crewmen were killed.


1 person killed