Halifax L9607 (30/10/1941 [Non Op])

Halifax L9607 was being utilised for x on 30th October 1941.

Its crew comprised:

  • L Cheshire
  • Others?

The AM Form 1180 shows that whilst taking off, L9607 overtook other aircraft rapidly. Unable to break away to port as leading aircraft was forcing it towards boundary. Throttled back, could not maintain speed and bounced with undercarriage unlocked. On landing, undercarriage collapsed”.


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

AM Form 78

The Movement Card shows that the aircraft was damaged on 30th October 1941. It was returned to the squadron on 15th April 1942

Aircraft Crash Log (Compiled by Nicholas Roberts)

Undercarriage collapsed on take off after bounce