Halifax HX157 (13/10/1943)

Halifax HX157 was being utilised for a cross country exercise on 13th October 1943.

Its crew comprised:

  • TW Hill (Pilot)
  • Others?

The AM Form 1180 shows that the aircraft swung on take off and undercarriage collapsed, due to pilot being taught to use brakes instead of the use of glide to correct swing


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

AM Form 78

The AM Form 78 (Movement Card) shows that the aircraft was classified as FA/E (Salvage) and struck off charge of the squadron

Aircraft Crash Log (Compiled by Nicholas Roberts)

Swung on take-off for Cross Country; undercarriage collapsed