Aeroplane Monthly 1993-02
R.Anthoine - No shots, please - we're British (8)
The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight’s Lancaster PA474.
Lancaster I R5852 of 83 Sqn was lost when it overshot at RAF Condover, Shrewsbury on September 9, 1942.
A Rolls-Royce Merlin engine, torn from its mounting, with a wing and smashed fuselage sections close behind.
The broken rear fuselage of Lancaster LS-A amongst the pear trees. Just visible to the left of the intact entrance door may be seen 39 sortie marks.
One of W4355’s wheels rests in front of a Swiss guard on the morning following the crash. Note the proximity of the Remund farmhouse.
Light snow dusts the fields near Golaten where unmanned Lancaster W4355 returned to the earth.