On Thursday 19 October 1944, a member of the 9 Sqdn, Flight Sergeant C D Richards, took off from Bardney in the United Kingdom. His mission is mentioned elsewhere on Back to Normandy. You can find the other details of this mission by searching here. Training and cargo flights are not separately mentioned as a mission. The plane left at 17:23.
He flew with a Avro Lancaster (type III, serial LM715, code WS-C).
Thanks to Willi Bertiller: the Crashsite of Avro Lancaster LM 715 is 3 km north-east of Freudenstadt/Germany. The Coordinates are 48°29`11.61`` North and 8°24`57.33`` East. The Crash was on Thursday, 19. Oktober 1944 about 8.30 p.m. I visited the Crashsite two or three days after the Crash. I wa 5 Years old. The Plane was found on Saturday morning. Six Crewmember was dead, one Crewmember (Robert Marr) was heavy wounded and he was dead two days later
in the Hospital in Freudenstadt.
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