Fairey Battle, L5066FB in flight

The Incident

L5066 was returning to Kaldaðarnes after an anti-submarine mission on the Denmark Strait.
Due to mechanical failure, the pilot made a wheels up landing. The aircraft suffered heavy damaged and was written off.
98. Squadron.
The squadron operated Fairey Battles from Kaldaðarnes. August 27. 1940 to July 15. 1941

The Crew

Crew survived

The Aircraft

Fairey Battle, Fairey Aviation Company
S/N: L5066
Aircraft reg.:

Squadron/Unit: 98 Squadron

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