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Mohawk III BK584
Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry
|Date of Crash ||01 Jan 43 ||Aircraft Name ||Mohawk III ||Serial Number ||BK584 |
|Unit ||155 Sqdn ||Operating Airfield || ||Country |
|Aircrew details ||Plt Offr Allan Henry HALEY* |
|Details|| AA Fire over Chindwin River [https://recordsearch.naa.gov.au/SearchNRetrieve/NAAMedia/ShowImage.aspx?B=1057453&T=PDF ] Last seen 22 45 N 94 40 E. Lost in the vicinity of Yeu, burma while on an operational flight. Patrol along river boats. Attacked . Return fire experienced. Aircraft got seperated from patrol and was not seen again. Squadron report states 4 attacks made on river boats. After that Haley and his leader attacked several small boats. Leader noticed Haley was not with him. He returned and searched area without any trace. Letter from June22 1948 reveals that Body was recovered from a grave near Monywa 50 miles west of Mandalay. Remains re-interred at Barrackpore near Calcutta. |
|Source|| ORB Henk Welting's Database|
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|Mohawks Over Burma - Book ?||Paul
Have you checked the Mohawk losses on here?
This one may be a possible, coming down at Ye-U: [url]http://www.rafcommands.com/database/serials/details.php?uniq=BK584[/url]
Simon ....Read More.||wwrsimon on 17th March 2020 01:36:48|
|Mohawks Over Burma - Book ?||From Beauchamps book "Mohawks over Burma" - Appendix C - Mohawk Tragedies
Sgt Cameron of No.5 Squadron. On 16 May 1942 Cameron lost control of
BJ542 while flying in the clouds on a sortie to Myitkynia. He crashed in the
Sgts W.W. Wood and Gordon Campbell of No. 5 Squadron. On 23 May 1942
Campbell and Wood were on a sortie to Fort Hertz in AR676 and BJ546M
when they crashed in the jungle. Possibly they collided while in clouds.
Sgt E.W.J. Blake of No. 5 Squadron. On 19 June 1942 Blake in B1534. had
a mid-air collision with AR641, flown by P/O T.J. Trimble. Blake crashed in
the Brahmaputra River near Murkong Sellek. Trimble bailed out succcessfully
Sgt W.G. Thomas of 5 Squadron. On 30 September 1942, Thomas did not
recover from a strafing run on Akyab, and AX895 hit a tree_
F/O J. Dawson-Squibb and P/O R. McClumpha of 155 Squadron Dawson-
Squibb in AX898 and McClumpha in BB929 were shot down by enemy
fighters near Akyab on 10 November 1942.
P/O A. Haley of 155 Squadron. On 1 January 1943 Haley in BK584 was
shot down by flak over the Chindwin River.
F/Sgt G. Potter and Sgt D. Boult of 155 Squadron. On 14 January 1943
Potter in AX893 and Boult in BT471 or BT472 were on a sortie to Magwe
when they collided while in clouds.
F/O A. Allen of 155 Squadron. On 28 January 1943 Allen bailed out
unsuccessfully over the jungle when his aircraft’s engine failed during a
sortie to Taungup.
F/O R.S. Tovey of 5 Squadron. On 19 February 1943, Tovey crashed
during an airframe and engine test in BB977. It is believed he was practising
slow flying on lean mixture and the Mohawk stalled due to a loss of power
F/O R.W. Chancellor of 5 Squadron. On 18 April 1943 Chancellor crashed
into an enemy basha during a strafing run at Hpaukkyichaung while ﬂying
F/Sgt ‘Junior’ Freeman of 155 Squadron. On 20 April 1943 Freeman
crashed in the jungle near Imphal when his aircraft’s engine failed.
Sgt J. Simpson of 155 Squadron. On 20 April 1943 Simpson was shot down
by an enemy fighter near Imphal.
F/L B.M. Ross-Magenty of 155 Squadron. As Ross-Magenty as taking off
from Imphal in AR677 on 13 November 1943, the bombs fell off the wings
Hope this is of some help,
...geoff ....Read More.||bearoutwest on 24th March 2020 01:02:40|