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 Lysander I P1669



Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  24 Feb 43 Aircraft Name  Lysander II Serial Number  P1669
Unit  20 Sqdn Operating Airfield  Maungdaw Country  Burma
Aircrew details FLt Lt Peter Clarence JOEL
Details Engine cut, undershot Maungdaw 24.2.43 1500 Hrs. As Flt Lt Joel was making a circuit of the drome at Maungdaw, his engine cut. he tried to make a quick turn in but undershot and crashed in rough ground barely 50 yards from end of strip. He was superfically injured and shaken. Passenger escaped without injury. Airraft was completely wrecked and to such an extent that little can be derived from an inviestigation. . Ac also noted as L6886
Source ORB


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