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 Whirlwind I  P7103


Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash 04 May 42 Aircraft Name Whirlwind I Serial Number P7103
Unit 137 Sqdn Operating Airfield Country
Aircrew details
Details
Source Henk Welting's Database

National Archives AIR81

Citation AIR81 Casualty File Description Link
AIR81/13990Pilot Officer R E D Wright (RCAF): killed; Whirlwind P7103, 137 Squadron, aircraft accident near Aylsham, Norfolk, 4 May 1942.C17206627

Casualities in the CWGC Register for Whirlwind I P7103

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
Pilot OfficerRobert Elmer Douglas WRIGHT (J/15147) Pilot Whirlwind I P7103  Forum Post 1942-05-04137 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomScottow Cemetery

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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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