Hatley Mosquito KB397

Location: Hatley Park, 5th January, 1945

Captain, Kpt Let (Flt Lt) Bohuslav Eichler Polish AF (RAFVR)
Sgt George LOGIE : Navigator RAFVR

De Havilland Mosquito.

The aeroplane, KB397, from RAF Gransden Lodge, Huntingdonshire, ran out of fuel and crash landed in the grounds of Hatley Park, killing both pilots.

Mr. John Boston, of Potton History Society, described this incident as the pilot very nearly achieving a belly landing in the field just adjacent to the a stand of trees, but just not being able to make it.