Pathfinders hold memorial service for 80th anniversary of Lancaster crash victims

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  • By Staff Sgt. Jessica Avallone
  • 501 CSW/PA

U.S. and U.K. military personnel along with RAF Welford base members and local community honored the crew of a 101st Squadron Lancaster DV290 that crashed 80 years ago March 31, 1944, upon returning to RAF Welford from a raid on Nuremberg, Germany during WWII. Annually on the anniversary of the Nuremberg Raid a joint U.S. and U.K. wreath laying ceremony takes place to remember the multinational 101st Squadron crew.