UK - MITCHELL.
No.51 OTU, Twinwoods Farm.
Martinet X NR502
Aircraft crashed 1130, while drogue towing, at Cottage Farm, Little Blakenham, nr Ipswich, Suffolk. Pilot was attempting a forced-landing due to engine failure and struck some high-tension cables on his approach to field. The aircraft crashed and burnt out.
AUS40110 F/Sgt (Pilot) Maxwell Alan MAINE RAAF - Seriously injured
1337491 LAC (Drogue/Op.) William Irvine George MITCHELL RAFVR +