Aircraft Photo of R5868 | Avro 683 Lancaster B1 | UK - Air Force | #55555
Registration / Serial:R5868
Military Code:PO-S
Aircraft Original Type:Avro 683 Lancaster
Aircraft Generic Type:Avro 683/691 Lancaster/Lancastrian
Aircraft Version:Avro 683 Lancaster B1
C/n (msn):
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
City / Airport:Hendon (closed)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Airport Codes:None
Collection:RAF Museum Hendon / London
Photo Date:30 December 2013
Photo by:Alastair T. Gardiner
Photo ID: 55555
Photo Comment

At least for me, this is the single most awe-inspiring exhibit (amongst many) at the RAF Museum. The venerable R5868 flew 137 combat missions making her the most successful extant Lancaster.

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