First trans-Atlantic flight by towed freight glider

Object Title

First trans-Atlantic flight by towed freight glider

First trans-Atlantic flight by towed freight glider

Date

1943

Reference

BEN 107

Level

Item

Scope and Content

The first freight-carrying Glider to make the Trans-Atlantic flight has reached Britain from Canada. It was towed across by an aircraft of RAF Transport Command. July 4, 1943. Picture shows: The Tug and Glider flying on their way to Britain. Picture Issued July 1943. See Air Ministry bulletin No. 10772 dated 4.7.43.

Numbered CH.10476 (WK).

Extent

1 photograph

Access Conditions

Open access

Reproduction Conditions

Crown Copyright

Contents

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