Lancaster LL678

Lancaster Mk II

Serial : LL678

Markings :A2-L “Lily Mars”

Unit: 514 Squadron RAF

Mission: Gelsenkirchen


Lancaster LL678 (J1-L2) was airborne 23:12 hrs 12.06.1944 from Waterbeach for an operation against Gelsenkirchen. Shot down by a night-fighter (Oberleutnant Dietrich Schmidt, 11. Staffel/Nachtjagdgeschwader 1). Crashed 01.24h 13Jun 1944 at Zuid Loo (Overijssel), a small hamlet 3 km SE of Bathmen. Three of the crew evaded, the other five were killed.


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Research by Joop Hendrix


Category(s): Recovery

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