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Old 4th April 2010, 15:07
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Handley Page Hampden VN+X

Can anyone help with details of Handley page Hampden coded VN+X that was captured by the Germans in fairly complete condition. Unit, serial number, date, location etc.

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Old 5th April 2010, 12:14
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Re: Handley Page Hampden VN+X

Hello Mikael,
VN-X is P2070 of 50th Squ. RAF missing on 26th of August 1940.
The aircraft landed somewhere in Palatina (Pfalz), the german province on the left side of the river Rhine. The left wing was damaged badly. I can not imagine that it had been repaired and used by the germans.
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Old 5th April 2010, 12:38
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Re: Handley Page Hampden VN+X

hi Yumimoto,

Thanks for your respons. The photo of the aircraft that I have shows the right wing in good shape, with unbent props, unfortunately the left wing is not visible but it appears that it was a wheels down landing since the aircraft is with extended wheels unless the aircraft was lifted and then the landing gear extended, but there is no such equipment visible around the aircraft.

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Old 5th April 2010, 20:29
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Re: Handley Page Hampden VN+X

hej mikael,

i have a photo of the planes left side, but i failed to load it up several times. i wonder why?
the plane made obviously a wheel down landing and hit a tree. if you give me your email i will share the picture.

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Old 5th April 2010, 20:45
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Re: Handley Page Hampden VN+X

Ok, I've PM:ed you!
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Re: Handley Page Hampden VN+X

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Originally Posted by yumimoto View Post

but i failed to load it up several times. i wonder why?


yumimoto

Hi
Maybe a board problem , as I to get upload problems with some photos of other subjects I have tried to post.
cheers
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Re: Handley Page Hampden VN+X

Forcelanded due to shortness of fuel; for the location I've near Laumersheim, SW of Worms, about 06.34h. No info on use of a/c by the Germans.

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Re: Handley Page Hampden VN+X

Hi,

another photo from e-bay

http://www.ebay.de/itm/Foto-II-Weltk...3D382152206549

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Re: Handley Page Hampden VN+X

Hello,

the landing place was Lautersheim near Grünstadt, not Laumersheim near Worms.
For details the link http://www.aircrewremembered.com/wawn-robert.html is helpful.

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