Lancaster SW263 was being utilised on a flight to repatriate Prisoners of War on 20th August 1945.
The crew comprised:
- V Bowen-Morris (Pilot)
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