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Lysander L4796 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database] RAFCommands.com

 Lysander L4796


Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  17 May 40 Aircraft Name  Lysander I Serial Number  L4796
Unit  16 Sqdn Operating Airfield   Country  France
Aircrew details
Details 
Source Henk Welting's Database

National Archives AIR81

Citation AIR81 Casualty File Description Link
AIR81/419Corporal E T Baillie and Flying Officer T W Walker: missing presumed dead. Pilot Officer R E B White: injured; Lysander L4796 failed to return from a reconnaissance flight over France, 17 May 1940.C14502090

Casualities in the CWGC Register for Lysander I L4796

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetary/Memorial & Loc Ref
Pilot OfficerLeslie Montagu HAMILTON (76906) Lysander L4796  Forum Post 1940-05-1716 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial


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Related Posts in RAF Commands Forum

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1940 Unaccounted Airmen Database ReconciliationHello Pilot Officer Leslie Montagu HAMILTON (76906) - the 16 Sqn ORB Form 540 has the following: [I] 17th May 1940 - P/O R.E.B. White and P/O Hamilton (Air Gunner) missing.[/I] The Form 541 has: [I]Lysander L4796 Tac.R. Up: 13.45 Down: Tac. R. sortie in St. QUENTIN area. Aircraft did not return.[/I] Regards Simon ....Read More.wwrsimon on 20th December 2018 12:35:37
1940 Unaccounted Airmen Database Reconciliation[QUOTE=wwrsimon;139244] Pilot Officer Leslie Montagu HAMILTON (76906) - the 16 Sqn ORB Form 540 has the following: [I] 17th May 1940 - P/O R.E.B. White and P/O Hamilton (Air Gunner) missing.[/I] [I] Lysander L4796 [/I][/QUOTE] I got put off track by the AIR81/419 that listed BAILEE, WALKER for this aircraft [url]http://www.rafcommands.com/database/serials/details.php?uniq=L4796[/url] Now i realise it is REB white and HAMILTON. Does anyone know what the aircraft for BAILEE and WALKER is? PS: REB White went to India (28 Sqn, Lysanders) - and had the misfortune of force landing in tribal territory while bombing them, and was subsequently lynched to death. ....Read More.Jagan on 21st December 2018 01:09:58


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