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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 225517
Last updated: 16 April 2020
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Type:Boulton Paul Defiant Mk I
Owner/operator:264 (Madras Presidency) Squadron Royal Air Force (264 (Madras Presidency) Sqn RAF)
Registration: L7003
C/n / msn: PS-L
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Hornchurch, Essex, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:RAF Hornchurch, Essex
Destination airport:RAF Hornchurch, Essex
Boulton Paul Defiant Mk.1 L7003 (PS-L) of 264 Squadron, RAF: Written off (damaged beyond repair) 25 August 1940 when overshot on landing at RAF Hornchurch, Essex. Both crew - including Flying Officer James Bailey (pilot) - survived, but were seriously injured.


1. Royal Air Force Aircraft L1000-L9999 (Jams J Halley, Air Britain, 1979 p 48)

Revision history:

27-May-2019 16:25 Dr. John Smith Added
30-May-2019 12:49 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]
16-Apr-2020 15:12 Allach Updated [Operator, Location, Operator]

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