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Lancaster
R.A.A.F Over Europe
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Lancaster Tour July 1946
Bomb Loads
Squadron Raid Briefing - Berlin
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Goodbye to the Lancaster
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The 10 Tonner
Tirpitz
Lancaster Test Flight
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S - Sugar 100 Not Out
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Lancaster Take-Off
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Le Lancaster
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Mighty Machine
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Bombing Raid
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Preparations 1000 bomber raid
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Sky Giant' - the story of the lancaster
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Night Raid
Returning Home
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Test Flight
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Bomb Loading
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Lancaster Shot Down 617 Sqn BI (Special) PD117 (YZ-L)
The film in question of the Lanc going down is to the best of my knowledge ; 617 Sqn BI (Special) PD117 (YZ-L) on 21 March 1945 during the Arbergan rail bridge, Bremen. attack.
The Lanc has been hit by flak in the target area. F/Lt BA Gumbley DFM Pilot, F/O EA Barnett F/E, F/O K Gill DFC CdG Nav, F/L JC Randon B/A and F/O G Bell A/g were tragically all killed. The aircraft went down with it's Tallboy still onboard. The attack was carried out by 20 aircraft with 18 carrying Tallboys, and 2 armed with Grand Slams.The raid was filmed by the BC Film Unit (463 RAAF Sqn)
F/Lt .Bert Gumbley RNZAF had completed his first tour with 49 Sqn Scampton /Fiskerton in 1942/43. John Ward 49 Sqd Assoc
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Lancaster Operations On Board
PA474 with intercom R/T
Engine Starts
Engine Runs
Take Off
Exterior of PA474
Engine Starts
Engine Runs
Take Off
High Pass
Low Pass
Landing
Taxi & Shutdown
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