13.05.1940 No. 53 Squadron Blenheim IV L9332 PZ-Z Fl/Lt. A.C. Brown
Date: 13th May 1940 (Monday)
Unit: No. 53 Squadron
Type: Blenheim IV
Base: Advanced Landing Ground B-44 Poix
Location: Vitry-en-Artois airfield, France
Pilot: Fl/Lt. A.C. Brown RAF - Survived
Obs: Sgt. Brooks RAF - Survived
W/Op/Air/Gnr: AC2. W. Calvett RAF - Injured
REASON FOR LOSS:
Taking part in a Reconnaissance when it us understood to have been hit by flak. The pilot, Fl/Lt. Brown managed a single engine landing. The Wireless operator, AC2 Calvett was hit in the leg during the attack, seriously injured but recovered.
Following the fall of France a few days later, the aircraft was abandoned after making it unserviceable to the invading German army.
None - crew survived and we think, also survived the war.
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