TF5273 : Memorial to the crew of Halifax 11 BB216 (LQ-D)

taken 12 years ago, near to Mumby, Lincolnshire, Great Britain

Memorial to the crew of Halifax 11 BB216 (LQ-D)
Memorial to the crew of Halifax 11 BB216 (LQ-D)
The memorial can be found by on a lane just to the south of Mumby off the A52.On the night of September 1st, 1942, a Halifax bomber LQ-D, attached to 405 Squadron Royal Canadian Air Force, at Topcliffe, Yorkshire took off with a crew of 8 on a mission to bomb Saarbrucken in Germany. The aircraft was a carrying a payload of incendiary bombs and propaganda leaflets. With the port engine ablaze, the pilot, W/02 Norman Angus McKenzie, RCAF aged 27, turned back soon after passing over Mablethorpe ordering the crew to bail out. 3 crewmen survived, 4 didn't, their names are on the granite plaque
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Date Taken
Thursday, 11 May, 2006   (more nearby)
Monday, 22 May, 2006
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 52 73 [1000m precision]
WGS84: 53:14.1981N 0:17.0120E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 526 738
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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