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Whirlwind I  P6987 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database]

 Whirlwind I  P6987

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash 07 Dec 42 Aircraft Name Whirlwind I Serial Number P6987
Unit 263 Sqdn Operating Airfield Country
Aircrew details
Source Henk Welting's Database

Casualities in the CWGC Register for Whirlwind I P6987

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
Warrant Officer Class IDonald Burton McPHAIL (R/67887) Whirlwind I P6987  Forum Post 1942-12-07263 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial

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Related Posts in RAF Commands Forum

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Whirlwind Ops[QUOTE=HughAHalliday;1101]This is great stuff; many thanks. To help those helping me, I can say that I can definitely identify the following as being on Whirlwinds, viz: No.137 Squadron DESHANE, P/O C.W. killed in flying accident, 9 March 1942, aircraft P7036 WRIGHT, P/O R.E.D., killed in flying accident, 4 May 1942 (serial ?) BRENNAN, FS J.R., killed on operations 27 May 1942 (serial ?) MERCER, P/O C.E.. killed on operations, 19 february 1943, aircraft P7114 REBBETOY, F/O J.R., killed on operations, 25 April 1943, aircraft P7058 No.263 Squadron GILL, F/O D.R., killed 7 November 1942, aircraft P7043 McPHAIL, WO D.B., killed 7 December 1942, serial ? BREARLEY, F/O E., killed 16 April 1943, aircraft P6095 [/QUOTE] Hugh Wright was killed in P7103 Brennan's aircraft was P7112 Mercer was, I believe, flying P7119 on the night he was killed, with Freeman, the other fatality, in P7114. Don McPhaill was flying P6987 when he was lost to flak on Roadstead 45. HTH Niall ....Read More.NiallC on 6th December 2007 04:59:01

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