Halifax L9495 was landing at Linton-On-Ouse at the end of a ferry flight on 17th July 1941.
Its crew comprised:
- JB Tait
The squadron’s Operations Record Book shows “aircraft did a wheels up landing at Linton. All crew escaped uninjured”.
AM Form 78
The Movement Card shows that the aircraft was classified as FA/E and it was struck off charge
AM Form 1180
The Accident Card shows “Undercarriage failed to lower; port up lock control unsatisfactory”
The Linton-On-Ouse Operations Record Book shows that JB Tait ferried the Commander-in-Chief, Bomber Command to Middleton-St-George on 17th July, so the loss may be associated with the return flight.