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Hampden Bomber P4399 Crash

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Alan Patient of

Hampden Bomber P4399 Crash

Event  From 31/7/1941  To 31/7/1941

Categories: Aviation, Tragedy

At around 4 am, the plane is thought to have got caught in an electrical storm when it was returning from a bombing raid on Cologne. Three of the crew and three civilians were killed after the plane crashed into houses in East Hill, Dartford. The pilot managed to escape but is believed to have died nine days later when he went missing on another raid over Germany.

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