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 .


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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)