Date & Time: Oct 17, 1940
Operator:
Registration:
L7786
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Training
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
East Wretham - East Wretham
Region:
Europe
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
2
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
The crew was involved in a training exercise from the RAF East Wretham. En route, while cruising at a too low altitude, the aircraft hit power cables and crashed in a farmland located in Needham Market. Both pilots were killed.
Crew (311th Squadron):
Sgt Karel Lang, pilot,
Sgt Oldrich Tosovsky, pilot.