|441201 - Unaccounted Airmen - 1-12-1944||Hi
EVANS, Frederick William - F/O - registered in Bridgnorth.
SKEATS, Thomas George - Air/Commodore - He died in the RAF Hospital at Northallerton following an operation.
SMITH, Gordon Hugh John - F/O(Nav/WoP) - possibly killed whilst flying in Wellington XI, MP523 of No 51 OTU, which crashed after hitting a post on landing at Cranfield.
STIVEN, Robert - Sqdn/Ldr - registered in Penzance.
FRANCE, Richard Charles - P/O - possibly killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, BN674 of the SLAIS (India), which crashed in a forced landing near Ranchi following an engine failure.
NAYLOR, Philip Joseph - LAC - HQ SEAC.
DUELL, Bernard John - LAC - RAF Tehran.
SEARLES, James - AC2 (Pilot Cadet [Pilot]) - 28 EFTS.
TONKIN, Frederick Maurice Saunders - Sgt (Pilot) - 28 EFTS.
Malcolm ....Read More.||malcolm_raf on 5th October 2014 05:20:32|
|441201 - Unaccounted Airmen - 1-12-1944||[QUOTE=malcolm_raf;103622]FRANCE, Richard Charles - P/O - possibly killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, BN674 of the SLAIS (India), which crashed in a forced landing near Ranchi following an engine failure. [/QUOTE]
Hurricane pilot was a Flt Sgt Booth who was safe.
France's cause of death could be the Hurricane LF203 crash on 9-10-1944 . Engine overheated, hit tree in forced landing at Chaibasa. Pilot was visited at Sudar Hospital by CO SLAIS and the MO at Chaibasa, laceration to scalp and mulitple abrasions, not fit to move. ....Read More.||Jagan on 15th April 2017 04:43:50|