Date & Time: May 30, 1940 at 0315 LT
Type of aircraft:
Vickers 416 Wellington IC
Newmarket - Newmarket
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
The airplane departed RAF Newmarket at 2130LT on May 29 on an operation over Saint-Omer. While returning to its base at night, it was abandoned at 0315LT while short of fuel, and crashed in Brettenham, some three miles east of Thetford. All occupants survived, two were injured.
Aircraft abandoned due to fuel exhaustion.