Lancaster PB762 (17/08/1945)

Lancaster PB762 was being utilised for Operation Dodge on 17th August 1945

Its crew comprised:

  • PGR Weeks (Pilot)
  • Others?

The AM Form 1180 shows: Pilot successfully landed aircraft on emergency landing ground at Istres (France) after engine failure in flight due to a coolant leak .


AM Form 1180

Engine ran rough and was feathered due to loss of coolant caused by loose header tank camp (presumed not firmly replaced on last inspection at Bari)