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ND467

Lancaster

Assigned to 83 Sqn RAF at Coningsby. Failed to Return 14th mission to 'bomb by moonlight' Caen, France on the night of 6/7th June 1944. 1 x Evaded [EVD], 7 x Killed in Action [KIA]. MACR 9837.

Crew: Pilot F/Off George M Kennedy RAF, F/Eng Sgt Norman G Whitley RAF, Navigator 1Lt Carl J Van Horn USAAF, Bombardier Sgt Oswald J Turner RAF, Radio W/O Peter J Lynes RAF, Gunner Sgt Arthur W Poyzer RAAF. [KIA] F/Sgt Sergeant Constantine George RAAF [EVD].

Service

People

  • Carl Van Horn

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator
    Enlisted with RCAF. Transferred to USAAF Dec-43. Assigned to 12th Replacement Control Depot. Detached to 83 Sqn RAF flying as a Avro Lancaster navigator on 13 missions. Failed to Return 14th mission to 'bomb by moonlight' Caen, France on the night of 6...

Events

Event Location Date
Manufactured Castle Bromwich, Birmingham, UK 1944

Built at Avro.

Delivered St Athan, UK 14 January 1944

Delivered to 32 MU.

Assigned Baxter Cl, Coningsby, Lincoln LN4 4TG, UK 1 February 1944

Assigned to 83 Sqn RAF. Based RAF Coningsby.

Crashed 14000 Caen, France 7 June 1944

Failed to Return 14th mission to 'bomb by moonlight' Caen, France on the night of 6/7th June 1944. 1 x Evaded [EVD], 7 x Killed in Action [KIA]. MACR 9837.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
06 June 2018 21:31:14 Al_Skiff Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, markings, description, events, person associations and media associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/139139351
http://www.lancaster-archive.com/lanc_unknowncrashsites.pdf

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