Bristol Blenheim P4900 (30/03/1940)

Bristol Blenheim P4900 was being utilised for a Bombing Exercise at RAF Upwood on 30th March 1940.

Its crew consisted of:

  • F/L J Paine (Pilot)
  • Others?

The squadron’s Operations Record Book shows “J Paine got caught by a strong gust of wind when landing a Blenheim on the aerodrome and damaged a wing and the undercarriage”


AM Form 1180

AM Form 1180 shows “Landing in gusty winds – heavy * wheel landing; Checked angle of glide at too high altitude in view of wind conditions. Weather experienced as forecast by Met. Office”