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 Vengeance II AN834


c/n: Mk.I 7IAF BL due to engine trouble 8-5-44 ML Khan killed More information in:

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  08 May 44 Aircraft Name  Vengeance II Serial Number  AN834
Unit  7 Sqdn IAF Operating Airfield   Country  India
Aircrew details Fg Offr M Latif Khan*(1741)
Flt Sgt Ghosh
Details FL after Eng Trble at TO, Pt Killed, Flt Sgt Ghosh
Source ORB

National Archives AIR81

Citation AIR81 Casualty File Description Link
AIR81/7949Sergeant H C Brooks, Lieutenant L Hendricks (United States Army Air Corps), Sergeant R S Pugh, Sergeant R Smith, Sergeant R Henderson, Sergeant R C Muir, Flight Sergeant R G Bradley; killed; aircraft accident near Stoke Albany, Flying Fortress AN834, 90 Squadron, 28 July 1941.C16757246

Casualities in the CWGC Register for Vengeance II AN834

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetary/Memorial & Loc Ref
Flying Officer MUHAMMAD LATIF KHAN (1741) Vengeance II AN834   1944-05-087 Sqdn IAF AIR27 SingaporeSingapore Memorial
Flight SergeantReginald Gilbert BRADLEY (742284) Observer Vengeance II AN834  AIR81/7949 1941-07-2890 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomChatham (Palmerston Road) Ceme
Flight SergeantHubert Charles Gerard BROOK (741669) Pilot Vengeance II AN834  AIR81/7949 1941-07-2890 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomStivichall (St. James) Churchy
SergeantRobert HENDERSON (982890) Wireless Op./Air Gunner Vengeance II AN834  AIR81/7949 1941-07-2890 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomSunderland (Mere Knolls) Cemet
Flight SergeantRonald Charles Andrew MUIR (643697) Wireless Op./Air Gunner Vengeance II AN834  AIR81/7949 1941-07-2890 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomPudsey Cemetery
SergeantPhilip Stanley PUGH (944287) Wireless Op./Air Gunner Vengeance II AN834  AIR81/7949 1941-07-2890 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomNorthampton (Billing Road) Cem
SergeantRoy SMITH (751164) Wireless Op./Air Gunner Vengeance II AN834  AIR81/7949 1941-07-2890 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomBoulton (St. Mary) Churchyard


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Aircraft Losses in SEAC - 4th Update - Vultee Vengeances and Curtiss MohawkJagan, Not sure if you have this, but l'll post it anyway: Re: 7 Sqdn IAF Vengeance AN834 - 8/5/1944. [url]http://www.rafcommands.com/database/serials/details.php?uniq=AN834[/url] George Medal. 365204/(45085) - S/L Samuel James DAVIES MBE(M), RAF (168 Wing, RAF). LG: 20/10/1944. (ex-Halton Brat - 10th Entry). Saving life after aircraft crash, Kumbhrigram Airfield, Assam, India, 8/5/1944. In May, 1944, this officer was in the vicinity when an aircraft, shortly after taking off on an operational flight, crashed and burst into flames. Sqn Ldr Davies immediately drove to the scene and observed the rear gunner collapse in an attempt to get out of the aircraft. Heedless of the danger from the ammunition which was exploding, and also aware that the aircraft carried bombs, he climbed on to the wing to extricate the rear gunner whose head and shoulders were hanging over the side of the cockpit. He had to free the latter's harness which had become entangled in some part of the aircraft, but he finally managed to lift him out of the cockpit and drag him clear of the burning wreckage. Sqn Ldr Davies then attempted to lift the body of the pilot out of the blazing front cockpit but was unsuccessful in doing this owing to smoke and flames. He could see that the pilot had been killed in the crash. After warning all personnel of an imminent explosion he, with the assistance from another airman, carried the gunner to the sick quarters. Less than two minutes after he had left the scene; two 500lb bombs exploded completely destroying the aircraft. The timely and courageous action of Sqn Ldr Davies had saved the life of the rear gunner. Col. ....Read More.COL BRUGGY on 28th September 2018 04:53:49


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