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 Defiant I N3378


National Archives AIR81

Citation AIR81 Casualty File Description Link
AIR81/5386Pilot Officer P D Bowen, Pilot Officer S E Hill, Flying Officer J C Melvill, Sergeant W L Butler: injured; mid air collision at RAF Biggin Hill between Defiant N3332 and Defiant N3378, 264 Squadron, 8 March 1941. Note: Related files: 4956, 4964C16689484
AIR81/8695Pilot Officer J Craig, Aircraftman G D Hempstead: missing believed killed; aircraft accident, Defiant N3378, 255 Squadron, 29 August 1941.C16924537

Casualities in the CWGC Register for Defiant I N3378

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetary/Memorial & Loc Ref
Pilot OfficerJames CRAIG (45843) Pilot Defiant I N3378  NA/PRO 1941-08-29255 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomKirton-In-Lindsey Cemetery
Aircraftman 1st ClassGeorge Daniel HEMPSTEAD (1103778) Defiant I N3378  NA/PRO 1941-08-29255 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomAsgarby (St. Andrew) Churchyar


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Defiant N3378 255 SquadronHi guys I've read on a website that Defiant N3378, which crashed in the Peak District at Bleaklow on 29 August 1941, may have been attacked by a Spitfire from 'the Durham area'. Can anyone throw any light on this incident? Cheers Brian ....Read More.brian on 3rd January 2009 06:23:26
Defiant N3378 255 SquadronHi Brian according to Air Britain RAF serials N3378 flew into hill in cloud on ferry flight near Glossop, Derbyshie, 29.8.41 Pavel ....Read More.CZ_RAF on 3rd January 2009 07:24:33


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