Henley L3245 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database] RAFCommands.com
Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry
|Date of Crash || 01 Apr 40 ||Aircraft Name || Henley TT.I ||Serial Number || L3245 |
|Unit || 1 AACU ||Operating Airfield || ||Country || UK/Sea|
|Aircrew details || |
|Source|| Henk Welting's Database|
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|Citation ||AIR81 Casualty File Description ||Link |
|AIR81/1963||Pilot Officer R C Mathieson, Aircraftman E J Robinson: killed; aircraft accident, Bude, Henley L3245, 1 Anti-Aircraft Cooperation Unit, 1 April 1940.||C16471229|
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|P/O RC MAthieson 40933 RAF||Until Errol can fix you up, this I think puts him with 1 AACU at the time of his death.
A possible aircraft might be:
Mentioned here but no fatalities tie up.
Dennis ....Read More.||dennis_burke on 20th August 2008 06:19:22|
|P/O RC MAthieson 40933 RAF||Nick,
Monday 1 April 1940.
Target towing practice.
1 Anti Aircraft Co-operation Unit RAF (Cleave Cornwall – 22 Grp)
Henley .I L3245 of ‘D’ Flight – experienced engine failure a mile north of Bude and ditched 50 yards off shore in heavy seas at 1515. Both crew members got clear of the sinking machine but were drowned in the surf, the pilot being buried at Morwenstow, 6 miles north of Bude.
40933 P/O. Roderick Campbell MATHIESON, RAF Age 22 331 hours.
This was taken from Errol W.Martyn’s ‘For Your Tomorrow’ Vol.1. The fates of New Zealand airmen from 1918 – 1998.
Errol’s Vol.3 gives the biographies of all those airmen.
Trusting this will assist you. If there is anything else that I find, I will let you know. He came from Invercargill, right at the bottom of New Zealand.
If you have any further questions please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.,nz.
Digger. ....Read More.||Arthur Arculus on 20th August 2008 06:25:40|