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Westland Lysander Mk II, assigned to 1st Gunnery & Tow Target Flight, 333rd Service Group, 8th Air Force.




  • Garth Clark

    Military | Flight Officer | Pilot
    23 June 1943, Lysander III P9496 was on an air test when engine failed. Glided back to Goxhill.

  • Augusto Govoni

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot
    Nov 13 1943 on target towing mission, given orders to abandon the Lysander III AX358 when after 35 minutes it was discovered both the right bomb rack and the right landing gear were missing. Ac was flown to the coast and crashed after both of the crew...


Event Location Date
Crashed 12 March 1943

Forced Landing due to Engine Failure Otteringham Cat 3 damage, pilot Lt Garth E Clark, 12-Mar-43

1GTF 333SrG 8AF

Crashed Ryehill, Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire HU12, UK 6 July 1943

Fire [Killed] due to Mechanical Failure Ryehill/W Cat 3 damage pilot Lt Augusto M Govoni, 6-Jul-43.

2031GF 8AF

Manufactured Yeovil, Somerset, UK

Built at Westland.

Delivered England, UK

Delivered to RAF MU.


Assigned to 1st Gunnery & Tow Target Flight, 333rd Service Group, 8th Air Force.


Date Contributor Update
01 February 2016 20:15:21 Al_Skiff Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, description, events, unit associations, person associations and media associations