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43-14498

UC-61 Forwarder

Ground looped at Kenley, UK on 16 August 1943 and written off.

Service

People

  • James Smith

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 27th Air Transport Group
    Landed in UC-61A-FA 43-14498 on a transportation flight to RAF Kenley, Surrey in strong crosswinds.

Places

  • Kenley

    Military site : airfield
    An RAF Station with US lodger units; USAAF using Spitfires and P-38s were attached to RAF No 11 Group stations in mid-1942 for training; also used for special operations between British and US forces. During 1943 RAF aircraft,, continued to escort...

Events

Event Location Date
Crashed Kenley, UK 16 August 1943

Ground looped at Kenley, pilot James C. Smith. Written off with Cat 4 damage.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
12 June 2016 12:31:18 Rainer Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, description, events, unit associations, person associations and place associations
Sources

aviationarchaeology.com

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