RAF squadron leader and crashed Hampden



RAF squadron leader and crashed Hampden


Top - head and shoulders portrait of an RAF officer sitting looking back from the pilot's seat of an aircraft. Submitted with description 'S/Ldr Ron Churcher in the pilot's seat of an aircraft. Date and place unknown'.
Bottom - distant view from rear quarter of a crashed Hampden in a field. Submitted with description '106 Sqn Hampden AE151, ZN-F, crashed at Oosteinde Schoonebeek, Drenthe, Netherlands. This aircraft was damaged by both anti-aircraft fire and a night fighter and with one engine out of action it crash landed on 21/12/1941'.

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Two b/w photographs mounted on an album page


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