Taken in April 2010 while on a dogwalk in Brocklesby Park
This plaque records the crash of Lancaster ME442 KM-V of 44 Squadron, on the night of 3/4th March 1945
Apr10 085a.jpg Apr10 081a.jpg Apr10 082a.jpgTook off at 18.42 hrs from Spilsby, Lincolnshire to join 212 Lancasters and 10 Mosquitoes of 5 Group to attack the Ladbergen aqueduct, which was breached in two places and put completely out of action.
Homebound and nearly over the airfield Lancaster ME442 was picked up by an enemy intruder aircraft and shot down at 01.00 to crash amongst trees in Grannington Park on the Brocklesby Estate near Grimsby, Lincolnshire.
Note that this memorial is on private land, the Brocklesby Estate, access is restricted at certain times of the year
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