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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 200841
Last updated: 16 June 2020
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Date:06-FEB-1942
Time:15:15
Type:Handley Page Halifax Mk I
Owner/operator:76 Squadron Royal Air Force (76 Sqn RAF)
Registration: L9570
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:RAF Tain airfield, Ross and Cromarty, Scotland -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Training
Departure airport:
Destination airport:RAF Tain
Narrative:
On 6 February 1942 the undercarriage of the Halifax I L9570 MP-E of 76 Sqn RAF collapsed on landing on Tain airfield, Ross and Cromarty, Scotland, at 1515 hrs after a training flight. The bomber was damaged beyond repair but no injuries were reported and the only crew whose name is known is the pilot, Sgt H J Lambert.

76 Sqn was then in Scotland to participate in a series of attacks on the German battleship Tirpitz in the Trondheim area, Norway.

Sources:

"Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses of the Second World War, vol 3: Aircraft and Crew Losses 1942", by W R Chorley. ISBN 0-904597-89-X
http://web.archive.org/web/20150512230852/http://www.raf.mod.uk:80/history/bombercommandno76squadron.cfm
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RAF_Tain
http://wikimapia.org/#lang=en&lat=57.811111&lon=-3.973333&z=14&m=b


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Nov-2017 19:10 Red Dragon Added
24-Dec-2017 12:51 XindelX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Nature, Destination airport, Narrative]
30-Jan-2018 13:10 Laurent Rizzotti Updated [Cn, Total occupants, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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