2012.121.2

Photograph of one of the Halifax aircraft involved in the mid-air collision over Tiree in 1944

Black & white photograph of one of the Halifax aircraft that was involved in the mid-air collision with another Halifax over Tiree on 16 Aug 1944 with the loss of all 16 airmen (8 in each plane). This is thought to be the one in which Leonard Revilliod (grandson of the first President of Czecheslovakia) was part of the crew when it crashed. (a print of the same photograph is filed 2012.135.6 filing cabinet 9 drawer 4)

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Object Details

Other Number: R153
Normal Location: Photograph Shelves: photographs R100-199
Current Location: normal location

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