Memorial Board to crew of 61 Sqn Lancaster LM720 QR-D

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Reference WMO265087

Address:

St. Nicholas Church

Grout Lane

Salthouse

Holt

NR25 7XA

England

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Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Conflicts:
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: In the village church is a memorial info board that remembers the crew of 61 Sqn Lancaster LM720 QR-D that crashed close to this site on 15/01/45 The aircraft had departed Skellingthorpe at 1630 for Ops Leuna. On return the aircraft flew into a 200ft high CHEL (Chain Home Extra Low) Radar Mast on nearby Bord Hill at 0121. Poor weather and garbled W/T messages are thought to have been contributory factors in this loss. Six of the crew were killed, the seventh – who was badly injured subsequently died in Hospital This memorial hangs within the toilet inside the church
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