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


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