Emergency Stations

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Title

Emergency Stations

Description

A list of actions to be taken during an emergency. Each crew member is listed with his position and emergency actions.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Contributor

Peter Bradbury

Rights

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Format

One typewritten sheet

Language

Identifier

MFordTA1585520-170411-19

Transcription

[underlined] STATIONS[/underlined]

[underlined] PILOT [/underlined] In Pilot’s seat at Controls. Sutton Harness secured. On I/C to F/E and R/C. (2)

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[underlined] FLIGHT ENGINEER [/underlined] Lying on Back on Rest Bed, with Safety Belt secured across chest, one hand at Release Catch, one arm protecting face. Back of head is pressed on Back rest. Feet braced against bulkhead, left foot towards Port Side, Right towards Hinge and knees well flexed. On I/C to Pilot.

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[underlined] NAVIGATOR [/underlined] Seated on floor centrally in Rest Bed Compartment. Whole of back to Bulkhead door. Hands clasped at back of neck at ear Feet braced as convenient. (3)

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[underlined] WIRELESS OPERATOR [/underlined] Seated on floor to the Starboard in Rest Bed Compartment. Whole of Back to bulkhead door. Hands clasped at back on neck at ears. Feet braced as convenient. (4)

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[underlined] M/U GUNNER [/underlined] Lying on Back on floor to Starboard. Left Arm about Rear Gunner’s neck (firmly), Right Hand against fuselage side. Feet to Flapjack, knees well flexed.

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[underlined] REAR GUNNER [/underlined] Lying on Back on floor centrally. Right arm about Mid Upper Gunner’s neck (firmly). Left hand against fuselage side or holding suitable part of equipment. Knees flexed. On I/C to Pilot. (2)

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[underlined] AIR BOMBER [/underlined] Seated on floor to Starboard. Back to Rear Spar. Feet braced against Flapjack. Hands clasped at back of neck at ears.

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[underlined] EXTRA MAN [/underlined] Seated on floor centrally. Back to Rear Spar. Feet braced against Flapjack. Hands clasped at back of neck at ears. (2)

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[underlined] FOR FOOTNOTES – SEE OVER [/underlined]

Collection

Citation

“Emergency Stations,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed January 20, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/24331.

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