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Lysander L4808 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database]

 Lysander L4808

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  20 May 42 Aircraft Name  Lysander II Serial Number  L4808
Unit  4 CD Flt IAF Operating Airfield  Vizagapatam Country  India
Aircrew details Plt Offr S A JOSEPH
AC1 Ernest FOXALL*(1186011)
Details Pilot Officer S A Joseph of the Indian flight took the aircraft on a flight test and tried to land in coarse pitch. The aircraft overshot and Joseph tried to go around by opening up the throttle. The aircraft stalled and crashed. Joseph was badly injured and his passenger AC1 Ernest Foxall of 28 Squadron died of injuries .
Source ORB

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