Lancaster serious damage notification

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Title

Lancaster serious damage notification

Description

Telegram sent by RAF Coltishall to the authorities, Air Ministry, 43 Group Salvage Oxford, 54 Base, HQBC No 5 Group, No 106 Squadron, Records Gloucester. Informing them that Lancaster ED593 had landed at Coltishall having been damaged on an operation.
John Harrison was a crew member on this aircraft, the flight engineer was killed and the wireless operator injured.
Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

Date

1943-12-30

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One page typed telegram

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IBCC Digital Archive

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MHarrisonJC1590954-180706-04

Transcription

MOC/C. [underlined]TELEGRAM EN CLAIR[/underlined] 19/30
[underlined]IMMEDIATE – NOTWT[/underlined]
TO: - 43 GROUP SALVAGE OXFORD; 54 MU CAMBRIDGE;
AM KINGSWAY; HQBC; HQ NO 5 GROUP; NO 106 SQDN METHERINGHAM; RECORDS GLOUCESTER
FROM: - COLTISHALL.
RECD. A.M.C.S. 0601 HOURS, 30TH DECEMBER, 1943.
A625 30/DEC/1943 REPORTING F.B.
(A) [underlined]LANCASTER AIRCRAFT MARK III NO [?]D593[/underlined]
(B) 106 SQUADRON METHERINGHAM.
(C) COLTISHALL AERODROME 00.18 HRS 30/DECEMBER/43. DARK.
[4 lines indecipherable]
(E) P/O WORTHY NORFOLK AND NORWICH HOSPITAL REMAINDER COLISHALL.
(F) NORMAL BOMBER EQUIPMENT.
(G) [underlined]AIRCRAFT DAMAGED BY ENEMY ACTION A I B NO.[/underlined]
(H) CAT ‘B’ PROVISIONAL FUSELAGE AND MAINPLANE DAMAGE E A SALVAGE NO.
(K) KINNOT.
(L) NIL.
TIME OF ORIGIN : - 30/0400A HOURS.
CRASH CIRCULATION.
P.4. CAS. (10 COPIES).

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Citation

“Lancaster serious damage notification,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed September 26, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/31571.

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