|No. 20 OTU Dec 40 - Feb 41||BCL Vol.7 records the following:
4th February 1941 - 20 OTU
Wellington Mk.IC R1367
Sgt D.M. Walker RNZAF - Died of Injuries.
Sgt E.G. Morris - Killed.
P/O J.G. Pidduck RCAF - Injured.
Sgt S. Summersgill - Killed.
Sgt J.K. Blencoe - Killed.
Sgt P.G. Carvenec - Injured.
"T/o Lossiemouth for a cross country and practice bombing detail. While circling the aircraft, at 1040, the Wellington went out of control and crashed on the SE side of the aerodrome."
I don't have anything from the ORB for this period, I seem to remember that a fair bit of their 1st year is missing. ....Read More.||alclark on 10th August 2008 11:44:49|
|No. 20 OTU Dec 40 - Feb 41||BTW Alan it was really on the 4th? The RAF Aircraft serials by Air-Britain stated 14.2.1941 for Wellington Mk.IC R1367...
Sorry Alan, already verified myself on CWGC site. ....Read More.||CZ_RAF on 10th August 2008 12:39:41|
F/O James Garvie PIDDUCK RCAF.
4 Feb 1941
Wellington IC R1367
T/o Lossiemouth for a cross-country and practice bombing detail. While circling the airfield, at1040, the Wellington went out of control ans crashed on the SE side of the aerodrome. Three perished immediately and Sgt Walker RNZAF died within a few hours from his terrible injuries. He lies in Lossiemouth Burial Ground, while the others were claimed by their next of kin.
Sgt D M Walker RNZAF inj
Sgt E G Morris +
P/O J G Pidduck RCAF inj
Sgt S Summersgill +
Sgt J K Blencoe +
Sgt P G Carvenec inj
Col. ....Read More.||COL BRUGGY on 31st October 2012 02:59:00|