Portela Airport - Lisboa
RAF 114 Sqn
Bristol Blenheim V BA826
Portreath (GB) → Blida (Algeria)
Sgt R. A. Elliot GB
Sgt J. S. H. Cox GB
Sgt A. G. G. Johnson GB
They had to land because of engine problems.
After they called the Embassy they were escorted by the police to the Parque Palácio Pension. The escort disappeared after this. One Embassy officer arrived some time after and delivered civilian clothing and money.
The crew was repatriated on November 21, in a BOAC flight trough Ireland.
* Evade & Escape Report - National Archives/ London Kew
* "The Bristol Blenheim" - Graham Warner
* "Royal Air Forces Bomber Losses in the Middle East and Mediterranean" - David Gunby & Pelham Temple