Avro Lancaster Mk. III ND820 F2-W 635 Squadron Crashed 10:04:44

The aircraft had taken off from Downham Market at 1058 for a training exercise.
At 1120 it crashed at Swineshead, near Boston, Lincolnshire due to an inflight fire.
Sadly, there were no survivors.

With the exception of Flying Officer Wilson, who is buried at Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery,
all are commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

The crew were:

1388878 Flight Sergeant D J FARRANT Pilot Aged ?

1386763 Sergeant R H F MALTHOUSE ? Aged 23

784357 Warrant Officer R T LORD ? Aged 25

J/12709 Flying Officer T F WILSON RCAF Bomb Aimer Aged 26

1007262 Flight Sergeant J B BANNAN ? Aged 24
 
1358626 Flight Sergeant A I G HUNTER ? Aged 28

R/163358 Sergeant J W NIXON RCAF ? Aged 19

ND820 - A

The memorial to the crew of ND820. The crash site is visible behind.
Photo taken 09:02:2009.

ND820 - B

A close-up of the memorial inscription.

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