Flame traps A Block, cylinder block side
Rolls Royce Merlin XX.37673
This photograph was taken by Rolls Royce on 18 June 1942, Ref No.G631.
This image, is of two of the flame traps A Block (cylinder block side) taken
Merlin type XX engine No.37673, the starboard outer engine that caused the crash
of Halifax V9977 on 7 June 1942. It is easy to see the fire that has scorched the entire
block was very intense.
This photograph has NEVER been published before and has been missing for the last 61 years.