An Avro Lancaster bomber (serial number PB 471) of No 460 Squadron (AR F2), RAAF, based at ...

Accession Number P04171.001
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film original negative 5x4" nitrate
Maker Unknown
Date made c 1944
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

An Avro Lancaster bomber (serial number PB 471) of No 460 Squadron (AR F2), RAAF, based at Binbrook, Lincolnshire. This aircraft was later shot down by German night fighters on 21 February 1945, whilst returning from a bombing mission over Dortmund and all crew members, with the exception of the pilot, were killed.