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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 225517
Last updated: 6 December 2019
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Date:25-AUG-1940
Time:day
Type:Boulton Paul Defiant Mk I
Owner/operator:264 Squadron Royal Air Force (264 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 -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Hornchurch, Essex
Destination airport:RAF Hornchurch, Essex
Narrative:
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.

Sources:

1. Royal Air Force Aircraft L1000-L9999 (Jams J Halley, Air Britain, 1979 p 48)
2. http://www.nwamuseum.co.uk/WESTESSEXcrashesMishaps3WW2.pdf
3. https://www.britmodeller.com/forums/index.php?/topic/234987324-jim-baileys-264-squadron-defiant/
4. http://nwamuseum.co.uk/IncidentsWestEssexto2000-1.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-May-2019 16:25 Dr. John Smith Added
30-May-2019 12:49 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]

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