Date & Time: Oct 17, 1940 at 0330 LT
Operator:
Registration:
L7857
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Bombing
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Mildenhall - Mildenhall
Region:
Europe
Crew on board:
6
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The crew left RAF Mildenhall at 1820LT on October 16 on a bombing mission over KIel. On the return trip, the crew encountered an unexpected situation and was forced to abandon the aircraft that crashed near Penrith. All six crew were rescued.
Crew (75th Squadron):
P/O J. E. S. Morton 5.