Fairey Battle K9471 (22/06/1939)

Fairey Battle K9471 was being utilised for a Photographic Exercise at Cottesmore on 22nd June 1939.

Its crew comprised:

  • SPV Bird
  • Unknown

The AM Form 1180 shows “Landed with undercarriage retracted and hydraulic system failed; did not try hand winding gear ……. (unreadable text) by hot oil which had streamed into his face.