Date & Time: Apr 4, 1940 at 2250 LT
Operator:
Registration:
P9267
Flight Type:
Training
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Mildenhall - Mildenhall
Region:
Europe
Crew on board:
7
Crew fatalities:
5
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
5
Circumstances:
The crew was performing a training flight at the RAF Mildenhall. On final approach by night, the aircraft went out of control and crashed in flames one mile short of runway threshold. Four crew members were killed while three others were injured. Few hours later, one of the survivor died from his injuries.
Crew (149th Squadron):
F/L J. M. Griffiths-Jones,
F/O J. P. M. Hewett, †
F/O H. A. Innes, †
Sgt H. Dean,
Sgt R. M. Nelson, †
AC2 L. F. Foster, †
P/O J. D. Hargreaves. †