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Lysander II N1314 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database]

 Lysander II N1314

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  05 Sep 42 Aircraft Name  Lysander II Serial Number  N1314
Unit  20 Sqdn Operating Airfield   Country  India
Aircrew details Sgt W V BEADLE(771964)
Details On one such policing flight on 5th September 42, at Jamshedpur, Sgt Beadle‚Äôs Lysander N1314 began to lose power while flying low over the railway line. . It steadily sank and a crash landing had to be executed. The undercarriage broke off on first contact and the aircraft bounced and belly landed, getting completely wrecked in the process. However the pilot and gunner were unscathed.
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