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 Hampden I AD854


Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  09 Sep 41 Aircraft Name  Hampden I Serial Number  AD854
Unit  50 Sqdn Operating Airfield   Country  UK
Aircrew details
Details 
Source Henk Welting's Database

National Archives AIR81

Citation AIR81 Casualty File Description Link
AIR81/8950Sergeant F Rowney, Sergeant T Barker: killed; Sergeant E Morgan, Sergeant J Mitchell: uninjured; aircraft crashed near Woburn, Bedfordshire, on return from operational flight, Hampden AD854, 50 Squadron, 9 September 1941.C16924792

Casualities in the CWGC Register for Hampden I AD854

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetary/Memorial & Loc Ref
Flight SergeantThomas Anthony BARKER (649228) Wireless Op./Air Gunner Hampden I AD854  NA/PRO 1941-09-0950 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomMansfield (Nottingham Road) Ce
SergeantFord ROWNEY (745849) Pilot Hampden I AD854  NA/PRO 1941-09-0950 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomArley (St. Wilfrid) Churchyard


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