Date & Time: Jun 1, 1940
Operator:
Registration:
L7791
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Bombing
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Feltwell - Feltwell
Country:
France
Region:
Europe
Crew on board:
5
Crew fatalities:
3
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
3
Circumstances:
The aircraft left RAF Feltwell at 2135LT on May 31, on a bombing mission to the north of France. En route, the aircraft crashed in unknown circumstances some 11 km south of Dunkerque. Three crew members were killed while two others were taken POW.
Crew (37th Squadron):
Sgt James F. Brown, pilot, †
P/O William A. Gray, pilot, †
Sgt J. R. Axford,
LAC E. R. Orland,
P/O Arnold T. Wilson, air gunner. †