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Lysander L4787 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database]

 Lysander L4787

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  19 Jul 42 Aircraft Name  Lysander II Serial Number  L4787
Unit  28 Sqdn Operating Airfield  Palam Country  India
Aircrew details Sgt GREY
Details Cr on Takeoff from Palam. Two days later, Sergeant Grey, who was flying in the straggler aircraft (L4787) from Ranchi encountered trouble taking off from Delhi. The Rudder of the aircraft fell off the top hinge during the take off. Grey landed the aircraft back on the runway, but the Lysander ground looped, went over on its back. Sergeant Grey had to leave his wrecked aircraft behind and proceed to Kohat by rail.
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