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Crash site of Lancaster PA984-GT-Q

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Unit: 156 Squadron
Aircraft: Lancaster
Code: PA984-GT-Q
Base: Upwood
Mission: Revigny-sur-Ornain
Crew officer: Squadron Leader G. G. DAVIES
Incident: Shot down by a German Fighter

Ancerville (Meuse - F)



On July 14, 1944, the Lancaster PA984-GT-Q of the 156 Squadron of Bomber Command, takes off at 22:01 from Upwood (Cambridgeshire - UK) for a bombing mission of the railway facilities of Revigny-sur-Ornain (Meuse), where a train of German ammunition parked. On July 15, 1944, around 01:57, she was shot down by a night fighter piloted by the Oberfeldwebel Reinhard KOLLAK of the Nachtjagdgeswander Nr.4; and crashed in the forest of Valtiermont, not far from Ancerville.


F/O Fernand Debrock, Belgian Airman of 156 Sqn

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