RAF 24 Sqn
Lockheed Hudson III AE578
Sgt Aukland Horne GB
Sgt F. W. Raymond GB
Wo Peter Wilsden Wells GB
F/Sgt J. L. Gilmore GB
There was shortage of fuel and the aicraft had to make a emergency landing in Sintra, around 12 o'clock. On the next day they were sent to Elvas.
Wells was repatriated on January 17, 1943 in a BOAC flight to Bristol. The rest of the crew followed him on April 5, also in a BOAC flight trough Ireland.
The aircraft was interned and integrated in the AERONÁUTICA MILITAR with the registration H1. Later, as a civilian airplane, it had the registration CS-EHA.
* Aviões da Cruz de Cristo – Mário Canongia Lopes
* Evade & Escape Report - National Archives/ London Kew
*Lokheed Hudson in World War II - Andrew Hendrie