London's Hangar 6 will be closed 21 September while we update this exhibition.

Crew details

The German crew details were as follows:

Pilot: Feldwebel (Flt Sgt) Willi Effmert, wounded (POW), age 24.

Observer: Unteroffizier (Sgt) Herman Ritzel (POW), age 21.

Wireless Operator: Unteroffizier (Sgt) Helmut Reinhardt, killed (buried Ysselsteyn, Holland – block BQ, row 6, plot 136), age 27.

Bombardier: Gefreiter (Cpl) Heinz Huhn, killed (buried Cannock Chase – block 1, row 1, plot 405), age 21.