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COOK, ALASTAIR

Aircraft Information
Aircraft Lancaster lll
Serial Number ND562
Markings PH-D
Memorial information
Burial/Memorial Country Germany
Burial/Memorial Place Rheinberg War Cemetery
Grave Reference 14. D. 17.
IBCC Memorial Information
Phase 1
Panel Number 22
Enlistment information
Service Number 87071
Service Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Group 1
Squadron 12
Trade Pilot
Country of origin if different United Kingdom
Last Operation information
Start Date 30-Mar-1944
End Date 31-Mar-1944
Takeoff Station Wickenby
Day/Night raid Night
Operation Nürnberg
Reason for Loss Aircraft took off from Wickenby at 2155 hrs detailed to attack targets in Nurnberg. On the outbound flight fell victim to the guns of Hptm Gerhard Raht of 4/NJG3 South West of Bonn near F.F Ida at 0026 hrs. There were no survivors