On Friday, 30 April 1943, (a part of) the aircraft of the 57 squadron (RAF), took off for a mission to Essen in Germany from a station (airfield) in or near Scampton.
One of the crew members was 1390280 Sgt. A V Ansell. He departed for his mission at 00:03.
He flew with a Avro Lancaster (type III, with serial ED706 and code DX-A). His mission and of the other crew members was planned for Saturday, 01 May 1943.
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