Lancaster ND694 (02/07/1944)

Lancaster ND694 was one of sixteen No. 35 Squadron aircraft detailed to attack Oisemont/Neuville Au Bois on the afternoon of the 2nd July 1944.

Its seven-man crew comprised:

  • Edward Dawson Kornegay (Pilot)
  • Charles Alexander Prosser (Navigator)
  • George Alfred Thomas Williams (Air Bomber)
  • Kenneth Percy Bellew  Grantham (Wireless Operator)
  • Herbert William Wilcox (Air Gunner)
  • Robert Chapman (Air Gunner)
  • Alan Robertson Young Wooler (Flight Engineer)

The squadron’s Operations Record Book shows “made one dummy run and on second run we were hit by flak; bombed and hit again on leaving target”.

Note: The aircraft returned to base with no injuries reported


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

AM Form 78

The AM Form 78 (Movement Card) shows that the aircraft was sent for repair on 2nd July 1944; it was returned to the squadron on 27th July 1944

AM Form 1180

There is no AM Form 1180 (Accident Card) for this incident, so no further details are available