Date & Time: Sep 8, 1941 at 1200 LT
Operator:
Registration:
AN535
Flight Type:
Bombing
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Kinloss - Kinloss
MSN:
2075
YOM:
1940
Region:
Europe
Crew on board:
7
Crew fatalities:
1
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
The crew was on his way to Oslo to attack German ships parked in the Bay of Oslo. While approaching the Norwegian coast, the bomber was attacked by enemy fire and the captain decided to return to his base. The aircraft became uncontrollable on landing and crashed. A crew member was killed during the attack while all six other occupants were rescued, one of them injured.
Crew (90th Squadron):
F/S F. A. Wood, pilot,
Dave Hindshaw, copilot,
Harry Sutton, navigator,
Tom Imre, wireless operator,
Sgt Robert Wilkin, air gunner, †
Tom Danby, air gunner,
F/S Tates, air gunner.
Probable cause:
Attacked by enemy fire.