Lancaster SW263 (20/08/1945)

Lancaster SW263 was being utilised on a flight to repatriate Prisoners of War on 20th August 1945.

The crew comprised:

  • V Bowen-Morris (Pilot)
  • Others?

The AM Form 1180 shows that at 400 feet after take off, starboard inner engine started emitting white, then black smoke and flames; engine feathered and flames ceased; aircraft landed on airfield (Tibbenham); no further damage


AM Form 78

There are no details recorded on the AM Form 78