Aeroplane Monthly 1993-06
R.Anthoine - No shots, please - we're British (12)
Many Lancaster raids necessitated a late afternoon take-off in order to arrive over enemy territory under cover of darkness.
In June 1954 Lancaster ND759 was raised out of Lake Constance by Martin Schaffner, a Swiss garage owner.
Two further views of Lancaster ND759 being raised from Lake Constance in June 1954. The inner starboard propeller had sheared off and the lower part of the nose received a bashing during the ditching.
Mithril pilot John Gibbons awaits another prize-winner in the cockpit of D.H.82A Tiger Moth G-APFU.