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Details for: Loss of Lancaster III (Reg. ED910 AJ-C)


Historical Data:
Taking off at 0009 from Scampton on a mission to bomb the Lister Dam (Operation Chastise - the Dambuster raid), their Lancaster III (Reg. ED910 AJ-C was hit by light anti-aircraft fire and crashed at 0235 on the Boselagerschen Wald near Hessen, 3 km NNE of Hamm. Six of the crewmen were killed, one was mtaken prisoner.,


1 person killed