Pilot Flt/Lt. Frank Collins RCAF DFC and Flight Engineer Flt/Sgt Ken Tamkin
RAF are at the controls of UL/G.
With the rest of the crew closed-up at their crew stations,
G for George is made ready for take off.
This photograph was taken on 22nd of March 1945 prior to departing
Fiskerton at 11.20 to attack Hildesheim-arriving safelyback at Fiskerton at 16.25.
Flt/Lt. Collins and crew flew 18 of their 30 operations in this Lancaster.
Like the crew, this Lancaster survived the war.
She was a type B1, serial number SW276, fitted with Merlin 24 engines.
Made by Metropolitan-Vickers and assembled by A.V. Roe.
Her service life lasted from January 1945 until June 1945. She was scrapped off in 1947.