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Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  17 Mar 45 Aircraft Name  Thunderbolt II Serial Number  KJ210
Unit  146 Sqdn Operating Airfield  Wangjing Country  India
Aircrew details F Sgt Edwin Annesley CATTELL*(700912)
Details F/Sgt (Pilot) Edwin A. CATTELL - 700912 of 146 Sqn was involved in an aircraft accident at Wangjing, India. Thunderbolt II KJ210 abandoned take-off and was hit by KJ367. Cattell was on KJ210 and Bourn on KJ367. Both aircraft write-offs; KJ367 destroyed by fire. [ORB] 6 Mk II ac were detailed for a Close Support work but a distressing accident took place on take off. The first section was already airborne when apparently No.4 experienced some kind of engine trouble, whilst still on the runway, he attempted to taxi off the runway but No.5 crashed into him. No.4 was Cattell killed. and No.5 injured. Funeral for Cattell took place at Military cemetary, Imphal
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Casualities in the CWGC Register for Thunderbolt II KJ210

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetary/Memorial & Loc Ref
Flight SergeantEdwin Annesley CATTELL (700912) Pilot Thunderbolt III KJ210   1945-03-17146 Sqdn AIR27 IndiaImphal War Cemetery


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