Mynarski chute mortelle
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Short Movie (2014)
English title : Mynarski Death Plummet
Alex Rzeszowski (Andrew Mynarski)
Robert Vilar (Pat Brophy the trapped rear gunner)
Annie St-Pierre (Annie St-Pierre)
Louis Negin (Mayor of Cambrai)
Night of 12/13 June 1944, over Cambrai (northern France).
Note: This is an animated film. The aircraft shown in it are therefore not actual aircraft, however, where a reasonable depiction of an actual aircraft has been created, it has been identified as best as possible.
Avro Lancaster Mk X bomber, serial KB726, coded "VR-A", 419 Bomber Squadron, 3 Group, Bomber Command, Royal Canadian Air Force.
A restored Lancaster operated by the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum in Hamilton, Ontario, is painted in these markings and is seen in What the Dambusters Did Next.
Pat Brophy, the tail gunner, couldn't escape the falling Lancaster but survived the crash. His testimony was the first step to Mynarski Victoria Cross award.
Mynarski's Lancaster was shot down by a Junkers Ju-88 nightfighter.