Lancaster PB762 was being utilised for Operation Dodge on 17th August 1945
Its crew comprised:
- Peter George Ray Weeks (Pilot)
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)
AM Form 78