Incident Folder

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.

Incident Folder  Incident Folder

Details for: Loss of Lancaster III (Reg. ED583 HW-X)


Historical Data:
The aircarft, a Lancaster III (Reg ED583 HW-X) disintegrated at 1250 near north Thoresby, 7 miles south of Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire during an air test. The wreckage was scattered over a large area and damaged buildings on the gorund - although no civilians were harmed. All seven crewmen were killed.


1 person killed