Category:Fairey Battle L5343

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English: Fairey Battle L5343 is displayed at the RAF Museum in Hendon, London. In July 1940 it was allocated to No. 98 Squadron RAF, after which it and other Battles were based at Kaldadarnes, Iceland for anti-invasion operations in support of British forces which had occupied the island in May 1940. L5343 was the first RAF aircraft to land on Icelandic soil, and crashed during subsequent operations. In 1972 the RAF embarked on a successful recovery operation to salvage the wreck and return it to the UK for restoration.

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