Aircraft Photo of L5343 | Fairey Battle Mk1 | UK - Air Force | AirHistory.net #25811
Aircraft
Registration / SerialL5343
Aircraft Original TypeFairey Battle
Aircraft Generic TypeFairey Battle
Aircraft VersionFairey Battle Mk1
C/n (msn)
Operator / TitlesUK - Air Force
Location
City / AirportHendon (closed)Map
Region / CountryEngland, United Kingdom
Airport CodesNone
CollectionRAF Museum Hendon / London
 
Photo Date26 July 2016
Photo byPeter de Jong
Photo ID: 25811
Photo Comment

The Battle three-seat light bomber suffered very heavy losses as its crews attempted to check the German advance in Belgium and France in May 1940.

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