Incident Bristol Bombay Mk I L5853, 29 May 1940
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 224111
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Type:Bristol Bombay Mk I
Owner/operator:271 Squadron Royal Air Force (271 Sqn RAF)
Registration: L5853
MSN: SH.45
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Hunter's Hill near Ruislip, Middlesex -   United Kingdom
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:RAF Northolt, South Ruislip, Middlesex
Destination airport:France
Written off (destroyed) 29.5.40: Shortly after take off in poor weather conditions, the aircraft encountered problems and was unable to gain height, and hit a hill near RAF Northolt, at Hunter's Hill near Ruislip, Middlesex. The aircraft was destroyed but no information about the fate of the crew who had been tasked to carry ammunition to France.


1. Royal Air Force Aircraft L1000-L9999 (James J. Halley, Air Britain)

Revision history:

18-Apr-2019 18:10 Dr. John Smith Added
19-Apr-2019 17:44 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Cn]
22-May-2019 12:29 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator]
24-May-2019 13:20 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]

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