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 Henley  L3245


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
Details 
Source Henk Welting's Database

National Archives AIR81

Citation AIR81 Casualty File Description Link
AIR81/1963Pilot Officer R C Mathieson, Aircraftman E J Robinson: killed; aircraft accident, Bude, Henley L3245, 1 Anti-Aircraft Cooperation Unit, 1 April 1940.C16471229

Casualities in the CWGC Register for Henley TT.I L3245

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetary/Memorial & Loc Ref
Pilot OfficerRoderick Campbell MATHIESON (40933) Pilot Henley L3245  AIR81/1963 1940-04-011 AACU United KingdomMorwenstow (St. John The Bapti
Aircraftman 1st ClassEdward John ROBINSON (633025) Henley L3245  AIR81/1963 1940-04-011 AACU United KingdomMorwenstow (St. John The Bapti


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P/O RC MAthieson 40933 RAFUntil Errol can fix you up, this I think puts him with 1 AACU at the time of his death. http://muse.aucklandmuseum.com/databases/cenotaph/RecordDetail.aspx?OriginalID=29125&SearchID=1062561&Ordinal=5 A possible aircraft might be: http://aviation-safety.net/wikibase/wiki.php?id=15564 Henley L3245 Mentioned here but no fatalities tie up. Dennis ....Read More.dennis_burke on 20th August 2008 06:19:22
P/O RC MAthieson 40933 RAFNick, 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 awarculus@xtra.co.,nz. Cheers, Digger. ....Read More.Arthur Arculus on 20th August 2008 06:25:40


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