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Donald Campbell, RAF (1916--1943)
Accident Report

No.4 Air Gunners School, Morpeth (4AGS )
Operations Record Book (Form 540)
10 May 1943

During a freak snowstorm, Botha L.6531 crashed into a hillside near Rothbury, Northumberland - all the crew were killed (Sgt. Zawalinski - Pilot; LAC's. Carter, Bradley and Campbell - u/t. Air Gunners). Two other aircraft from this unit were caught in this storm but landed at Boulmer.


Botha aircraft L.6531 crashed in a snow storm on the Cheviot Hills. All members of the crew were instantly killed.   R. 781582 Sgt. Zawilinski (Pilot)  1161843 LAC. Campbell. D.  2215993 LAC. Bradley. K. 1001939. LAC. Carter H.

Source: Public Record Office, ref. PRO/AIR29/590