Halifax (DT493) nakes a bumpy landing in Azambuja

Date

Location

Force

Aircraft

 

From-To

 

Crew

08-10-1942 

Azambuja

RAF   1445TFU

Handley Page Halifax  II      DT493

 

Lyneham (GB) → Gibraltar

 

P/O     Ewart                    GB

F/O     H. W. Mcgill           GB

1Of     C. P. Wilson           GB

F/Lt    Stagner                  GB

F/Lt    G. W. Mcperson     GB

Sgt      H. S. Osborne        GB

Sgt      A. E. Nicholls         GB

 




The landing was very rough and the aircraft was burned by the crew. Mcperson and some other crewmembers were interned in the British Hospital from Lisbon for some time before being repatriated.

Resources:
*  “Aviões da Cruz de Cristo” – Mário Canongia Lopes

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