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Aircraft Information
Aircraft Lancaster l
Serial Number PD272
Markings PM-K
Memorial information
Burial/Memorial Country Germany
Burial/Memorial Place Durnbach War Cemetery
Grave Reference 7.K.9.
IBCC Memorial Information
Phase 1
Panel Number 24
Enlistment information
Service Number 1872283
Service Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Group 1
Squadron 103
Trade WOp/AG
Country of origin if different United Kingdom
Last Operation information
Start Date 01-Mar-1945
End Date 01-Mar-1945
Takeoff Station Elsham Wolds
Day/Night raid Day
Operation Mannheim
Reason for Loss Airborne 11:49 on 1 Mar 1945 from Elsham Wolds to bomb a target in Mannheim. Aircraft crashed between Wieblingen and Plankstadt, approx. 4 km NW of Heidelberg. Seven crew killed, one prisoner of war