Bristol Bombay 

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Bombay L5829.
1 A.A.U., 
Italy, c.1943,  
via Mike Mirkovic.
Bombay L5829.
1 A.A.U.,
Italy, c.1943,
via Mike Mirkovic.
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Bombay Mark I, L5838, on a test flight from Aldergrove, County Antrim, before joining No. 216 Squadron, RAF and later 1 Air Ambulance Unit, RAAF in the Middle East.
Bombay Mark I, L5838, on a test flight from Aldergrove, County Antrim, before joining No. 216 Squadron, RAF and later 1 Air Ambulance Unit, RAAF in the Middle East.
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Bombays L5844 
& L5829. 
1 A.A.U., 
Italy, c.1943, 
via Mike Mirkovic.
Bombays L5844
& L5829.
1 A.A.U.,
Italy, c.1943,
via Mike Mirkovic.
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Bombay L5845 serving as D of 206 Sqn before 1 AAU service
Bombay L5845 serving as D of 206 Sqn before 1 AAU service
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"Close examination of the original print on the example seen below (taken "somewhere in the Western desert", circa 1941) reveals it to be L5845. This aircraft later served with the No. 1 Australian Ambulance Unit and marked with large red crosses"

Ed Coates Collection
"Close examination of the original print on the example seen below (taken "somewhere in the Western desert", circa 1941) reveals it to be L5845. This aircraft later served with the No. 1 Australian Ambulance Unit and marked with large red crosses"

Ed Coates Collection
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Bristol Bombay and DH.86A N0 1 Air Ambulance Unit
Bristol Bombay and DH.86A N0 1 Air Ambulance Unit
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Bristol Bombay and DH.86A N0 1 Air Ambulance Unit a
Bristol Bombay and DH.86A N0 1 Air Ambulance Unit a
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ITALY. C. 1944. A PATIENT BEING CARRIED FROM A BRISTOL BOMBAY AIRCRAFT OF NO. 1 AIR AMBULANCE UNIT, RAAF, TO A WAITING AMBULANCE AT AN AIRFIELD. THESE AIRCRAFT WERE USED EXTENSIVELY IN SICILY AND ITALY TO TRANSPORT CASUALTIES FROM THE BATTLE AREAS TO BASE HOSPTIALS. 
AWM SUK11620
ITALY. C. 1944. A PATIENT BEING CARRIED FROM A BRISTOL BOMBAY AIRCRAFT OF NO. 1 AIR AMBULANCE UNIT, RAAF, TO A WAITING AMBULANCE AT AN AIRFIELD. THESE AIRCRAFT WERE USED EXTENSIVELY IN SICILY AND ITALY TO TRANSPORT CASUALTIES FROM THE BATTLE AREAS TO BASE HOSPTIALS.
AWM SUK11620
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Bristol Bombay 1 AAU RAAF
Bristol Bombay 1 AAU RAAF
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Bristol Bombay interior 206 sqn RAF
Bristol Bombay interior 206 sqn RAF
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5857 SH-C 206 Sqn RAF May 1941
5857 SH-C 206 Sqn RAF May 1941
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L5857 SH-L 206 Sqn RAF 
Photo IWM
L5857 SH-L 206 Sqn RAF
Photo IWM
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L5857 SH-L 206 Sqn RAF 
Photo IWM
L5857 SH-L 206 Sqn RAF
Photo IWM
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Tunisia. 1943. Maintenance section of No. 1 Air Ambulance Unit RAAF at work on the propeller of one of the Units Bristol Bombay aircraft.
Tunisia. 1943. Maintenance section of No. 1 Air Ambulance Unit RAAF at work on the propeller of one of the Units Bristol Bombay aircraft.
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