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Vengeance III  FB956 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database] RAFCommands.com

 Vengeance III  FB956



c/n:31086 Mk.III Flew into mountain in bad weather 6 mi NNW of Hirok Pakistan Aug 5 1944 More information in: Joe Baugher's USAAF Military Serials

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  05 Aug 44 Aircraft Name  Vengeance Serial Number  FB956
Unit  8 Sqdn IAF Operating Airfield  Jacobabad Country  India
Aircrew details Flt Lt Carswell Harold NIVEN*(117505)
LAC Eric Douglas WILLCOCK*(1412613)
Details Final leg to Quetta from Cox Bazaar. Caught up in rainstorm and located 9000 feet at Samungli. Flew up a winding Valley. [C Bruggy]: The third man aboard FB956 was: AUS412539 P/O (W.Op./Air) George Logan ALLAN RAAF
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No.8 Squadron, IAFHello, For more on AUS412359 P/O (W.Op.[Air]) George Logan ALLAN RAAF, see: http://www.awm.gov.au/catalogue/research_centre/pdf/RC09125Z001_1.pdf See: p.63 of 347. It should also be noted, that the pilot of Vengeance III FB956, 117505 F/L (Pilot) Carswell Harold NIVEN RAFVR, was an Australian, serving in the RAF. http://www.awm.gov.au/research/people/commemorative_roll/person.asp?p=564160 The crew of FB956 were originally buried in Quotta Cemetery, Baluchistan, India (Now Pakistan), on 10-8-1944. Their remains were transferred to the Karachi War Cemetery in March, 1952. Col. ....Read More.COL BRUGGY on 7th February 2013 07:12:42
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