Refuelling Lancaster R5868 S-Sugar

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Title

Refuelling Lancaster R5868 S-Sugar

Description

Shows the front of Lancaster R5868 S-Sugar and inboard engines with bomb doors open. Letter 'S' on the nose, eight full rows of mission symbols, and the quote attributed to Hermann Goering 'No enemy plane will fly over the Reich territory'. One airman is working on the bomb aimer's cupola and two on top of the port inner wing. In front of the aircraft is a petrol bowser with hose going up to one of the men on the port wing. The hose is attended by an airman in white coat standing on the ground behind the bowser.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

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Format

One b/w photograph

Type

Identifier

PHughesAM15010002

Collection

Citation

“Refuelling Lancaster R5868 S-Sugar ,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed September 17, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/3619.

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