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Thread: AIR81/4198 Hampden I X3006 1940-11-14 61 sqn

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    Default AIR81/4198 Hampden I X3006 1940-11-14 61 sqn

    Reference: AIR 81/4198 ; Description: Flight Lieutenant A Moncrieff, Sergeant E F Edwin: killed; Sergeant R A Aeborall, Sergeant J G Donnelly: injured

    Handley Page Hampden X3006 of No. 61 Squadron started it's take off run at 00.27hrs on the 14th November 1940 a RAF Helmswell for a raid to Hamburg, but left the runway and crashed into a Nissen hut in one of the dispersals.

    Typo in name for "Aeborall"

    Flight Lieutenant Alexander MONCRIEFF (32109) killed;
    Sergeant Edward Francis EDWIN (742166) killed;
    Sergeant Raymond Albert Eborall, #746934 injured; later Commissioned 172742
    Sergeant John Gordon Donnelly: injured; Killed with 61 Sqn in Hampden AD827 9th April 1941
    aircraft accident, Hampden X3006, 61 Squadron, 14 November 1940.

    Any other crew lost in this accident on the Internet are WRONG

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