Aircraft Photo of L5343 | Fairey Battle Mk1 | UK - Air Force |
Registration / Serial:L5343
Aircraft Original Type:Fairey Battle
Aircraft Generic Type:Fairey Battle
Aircraft Version:Fairey Battle Mk1
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
C/n (msn):
City / Airport:Hendon (closed)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Airport Codes:None
Collection:RAF Museum Hendon / London
Photo Date:28 December 2012
Photo by:Alastair T. GardinerContact
Photo ID: 42601
Photographer's Remark

The Battle has the ignominious accolade of being the least successful of the RAF types in service at the onset of WWII but was, nevertheless, flown with great valour by her crews. This aircraft served with 266 & then 98 Sqns when it crashed whilst on deployment in Iceland.

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