Museum Collection

619 Squadron & Lancaster ME846

Memorials and displays at Newark Air Museum proudly commemorate the crew of a 619 Squadron Lancaster, ME846 that was shot down over northern Belgium on 22nd June 1944.

Like so many others, the aircraft’s crew, comprising of an Australian, a Canadian and British airmen who had trained at RAF Winthorpe with 1661 Heavy Conversion Unit (HCU) and with 5 Lancaster Finishing School (LFS) at RAF Syerston; before flying on operations with 619 Squadron, which is often referred to as “The Forgotten Squadron”.

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