Bristol Blenheim V Z7678
Portreath (GB) → Gibraltar → Malta
Sgt. J.B. "Tommy" Thompson GB
Sgt. R. Martin GB
Sgt. H. Parsons GB
They departed from Portreath with other aircraft from 107 Sqn and had tho lande in a sandy island near the military base of S. Jacinto, in Aveiro. The airplane was burned by the crew.
The Blenheim Z7585 from the same flight also landed in Portugal near Caparica.
The crew was interned in Caldas da Rainha and repatriated to Gibraltar on September, 9. Martin and Thompson returned to GB on 8 October.
Parsons stayed in Gibraltar to complete another crew and died on December 22, 1941. He is buried in the Tripoli War Cemetery.
* "Royal Air Forces Bomber Losses in the Middle East and Mediterranean" - David Gunby & Pelham Temple
* Evade & Escape Report - London Kew
* RAF Bomber Command Losses of the Second World War 1941 - W. R. Chorley
* John "Tommy" Thompson