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Lancaster I DV330 crashed in the Langelandsbælt 15/2 1944.
The aircraft belonged to RAF 619 Sqn Bomber Command and was coded PG-O.
T/o 16:37 Coningsby. OP: Berlin.
The aircraft is believed to have crashed into the Langelandsbælt with the loss
of the whole crew.
On 22/4 the body of F/O William H.C. Pateman was found at Albuen near Nakskov
and was laid to rest in Svinø cemetery on 30/4 1944.
The body of Pilot F/O Robert M. Rumble was found in the sea east of the island
of Femø on 19/5 and laid to rest in Svinø cemetery on 22/5 1944.
F/O Philip J. Coleman was found on 3/6 at Brundragene near Rødby and laid to
rest in Svinø cemetery on 6/6 1944.
Air Gnr. F/O Richard C. Parry and Wop/Air Gnr. Sgt George H. Carpenter rest in
Berlin while F/S Robert H. Little and Sgt John P.V. Cole have no known grave and
are commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.
Sources: CWGC, BCL, BS, UA.
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