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Date of Crash: 25 Feb 45 Aircraft Type: Spitfire VIII Serial Number:  Unit: 273 Sqdn
Pilot details: Fg Offr Stanley Gerald CROW*(157063)Source: ORB
Details: 1025-1150 . Four ac mission for bombing and strfing Kyewegu area led by Fl t Lt G B Smither. Fg offr S G Crow failed to return he was latter found to have crashed neary Kywegu and presumed killed. located by a follow up survey by Hurricanes and an L-5 . 1 m S of Kywegu at PY072811. Wreckage consisted of Starboard wing with cannon and pieces of rudder, lying soeme 50-80 yards from a crater in teh soft ground. No sign of pilot.

 

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