Memorial Plaque & tree to crew of 467 (RAAF) Sqn Lancaster LM311 PO-L

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Reference WMO264778

Address:

OSGB36: geotagged! SK 8271 4426

Long Bennington

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: Unknown
Setting: Roadside
Description: Stone of remembrance
Conflicts:
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Plaque about 12inches by 8inches on wood backing affixed to a stone about 18 inches high, the whole was enclosed by chicken wire in 2015,in farmland The aircraft was returning to RAF Bottesford from a raid on Turin with significant damage sustained from Anti-Aircraft Fire over the target. The Pilot waited until the last possible moment in order to lower the undercarriage. Sadly as he did so, the aircraft suffered in-flight structural failure, broke up and crashed one mile short of the runway. All the crew were killed
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