British Stirling Mark IV bomber LK115 '8S-Z' of 295 Squadron RAF taking off from Harwell, Oxfordshire, England, UK towing an Airspeed Horsa glider, 17 Sep 1944

Caption   British Stirling Mark IV bomber LK115 '8S-Z' of 295 Squadron RAF taking off from Harwell, Oxfordshire, England, UK towing an Airspeed Horsa glider, 17 Sep 1944 ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseImperial War Museum
Identification Code   4700-16 CH 13857
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Photos on Same Day See all photos dated 17 Sep 1944
Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 31 Oct 2008
Licensing  Public Domain. According to the United Kingdom Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988, copyright protection has expired for photographs created prior to 1 Jun 1957.



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1. Tony Perrey says:
15 Mar 2014 05:32:12 AM

A wonderful photograph for me. My father, Alan Perrey, was the rear gunner on that aircraft on that day. His log book shows that he flew in LK115 on 17th with the Horsa and on re-supply on the 18th to 20th. For some reason their crew didn't go on 21st August. Another crew took LK115 to Arnhem on the 21st and it failed to return, crash landing having been hit by FLAK over the drop zone.
2. Aj says:
26 Oct 2014 03:26:04 AM

Hello Sir Tony Perrey, I'm looking for any information about this aircraft, because i think that i found his exat crash location. Pls ask this website administrator my email, thank u. Aj Holland
3. roberto says:
31 Oct 2014 09:34:56 AM

Hello Sir Aj Holland. I'm also very interested in this plane. Special because I'm looking for the exact location. from the crash site. I live in Ede about 5 mile from the place where the plane has been crashed. Maybe we can join our knowledge to find out what's happening with the missing driver William Thompson. Pls ask the website administrator my email Roberto S.

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