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Crash site of Lancaster R5684-ZN-P
25/08/1942

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Unit: 106 Squadron
Aircraft: Lancaster
Code: R5684-ZN-P
Base: Coningsby
Mission: Frankfurt
Crew officer: P/O Rosenberg
Incident:

Location: (Prov. West-Vlanderen)

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Facts

Lancaster B.Mk.1 R5684 "ZN-P" and named "Admiral Fighting Cock" of 106 Sqn., RAF. Took off at RAF Coningsby at 21:20 on 24 August 1942. Failed to return from a mission to raid Frankfurt. Was sighted at 02:22 crashing into the North Sea off Koksijde, West Flanders, Belgium, cause not known.
Source: https://aviation-safety.net/wikibase/wiki.php?id=52603

http://www.northernforties.org.uk/106%20Squadron/106%20Squadron.pdf http://www.lancaster-archive.com/lanc-noseart-a-c.htm crash

Sources:

The International Bomber Command Centre (IBCC)
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC)
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