Airplane Crash - Off The Coast Of France 06/01/1943

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Off the coast of France


Date06/01/1943
Time11:00
LocationOff the coast of France
OperatorBritish Overseas Airways
Flight #2L272
RouteLisbon - London
TypeDouglas DC-3
RegistrationG-AGBB
Cn/In1590
Aboard17
Fatalities17
Ground0
SummaryShot down by the German Air Force over the Bay of Biscay. The last message received from the plane was it was being attacked by an enemy aircraft. The aircraft had a Dutch crew. British actor Leslie Howard, 42, killed.

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