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AIR81/6834Sergeant K L Salmon, Leading Aircraftman F W Mason: injured; Leading Aircraftman W A Pike, Aircraftman Freeman, Cadet G Rogers: uninjured; aircraft accident, Botha L6440, 2 Air Observers School, 11 June 1941.C16756131

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410811 - Unaccounted airmen - 11-8-1941What were the places of death registration for: AC1 Charles DAY - 1154357 - 7 Sqn (Oakington, Cambridgeshire); LAC (Pilot u/t) FOOTE, Jack H. - 1381550; AC2 Cyril F. GALE - 1413219; AC2 Jack GERBER - 1429029, and AC2 Colin MASON - 1030919 - 16 BC, 939 (Balloon) Sqn (Sheffield). Proposed aircraft losses for this day: Botha I - L6440 - 2 AOS - crashed in forced landing Hawick, Roxburghshire. Leopard Moth - X9383 - 6 AACU - crashed on take-off Askern, Yorkshire. Magister I - L5940 - 5 EFTS - spun into ground Nott Hill Farm, Staffordshire. Master I - N7713 - 9 FTS - crashed in forced landing 2 miles SE of Hullavington. Master I - N7837 - 57 OTU - damaged byond repair; no further details. Oxford II - V3586 - 12 FTS - dived into ground mile SE of Grantham, Lincolnshire. Spitfire I - R7066 - 61 OTU - crashed in forced landing near Heston. Tiger Moth II - R5248 - 19 EFTS - flew into ground near Bagillt, Flintshire. Also looking for unit of the following airman for this date commemorated on Panel 290 of the Runnymede Memorial: AC2 Andrew SPENCE - 1065419. Panel 290 is a high number for this period of time and it's possible that the location of the grave was not known to the CWGC at the set-up of their war graves registration or his grave lost. Regards and thanks for your help. Henk. ....Read More.Henk Welting on 19th November 2008 12:44:32

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