Fairey Battle K7694 (04/01/1939)

Fairey Battle K7694 was being utilised for a Weather Test at RAF Cottesmore on 4th January 1939.

Its crew comprised:

  • HF Chester
  • Unknown

The AM Form 1180 shows “Stalled at 100′ when about to land following sluggishness of aircraft after taking off and doing circuit. Opened up full but owing to ice accumulation, no appreciable lift was obtained.”