Canberra WJ635 (07/12/1959)

Canberra WJ635 was being utilised for a Gee H Bombing Exercise on 7th December 1959.

Its crews comprised:

  • DH Betts (Pilot)
  • FA Debelle (Navigator)
  • DR Somero-Joce? (Observer)

The squadron’s Operations Record Book shows “Aircraft was forced to carry out a “wheels up” landing at Upwood due to malfunction of the port main wheel undercarriage leg. A successful forced landing was made and no crew members were injured”