Date & Time: Jul 15, 1940
Operator:
Registration:
L7792
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Bombing
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Feltwell - Feltwell
Country:
Germany
Region:
Europe
Crew on board:
5
Crew fatalities:
3
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
3
Circumstances:
While approaching Germany, the aircraft went out of control and crashed in the Elbe River, in Hamburg. Three crew were killed while two others were injured.
The aircraft was lost.
Crew (37th Squadron):
Sgt John Francis McCauley, pilot, †
Sgt Sydney Chapman Kirkbride, pilot, †
Sgt Charles Edward Read, observer, †
Sgt T. Johnson,
Sgt G. J. W. Grimson.