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 Spitfire TX979



FRXIV KEA G65 33MU 5.....[TRUNCATED] More information in: AirHistory.org.uk Spitfire Site

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  11 Jun 47 Aircraft Name  Spitfire XIVe Serial Number  TX979
Unit  4 Sqdn IAF Operating Airfield   Country  India
Aircrew details Fg Offr G S Sekhon*(2635)
Details flew into mountain ag Okyama Japan, followed by No.2 Martin
Source RIAFDB

Casualities in the CWGC Register for Spitfire XIVe TX979

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetary/Memorial & Loc Ref
Flying Officer GURDAYAL SINGH SEKHON (2635) Spitfire TX979   1947-06-114 Sqdn AIR27 JapanYokohama Memorial

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470611 - Unaccounted Airmen - 11 - 06 -1947Hello, 470611 - Unaccounted Airmen - 11 - 06 -1947 From Henk's List - UK STANIER, John Alan - F/Lt. - 163162 - RAFVR. Oxford Crematorium, Oxfordshire. WASS, Dennis William - AC2c - 2334442 - RAFVR. Hither Green Cemetery, London. From CWGC list - CANADA NISBET, Patrick Picton - Sgt - R/261668 - RCAF. Summerland ( St. Stephen's ) Anglican Cemetery, British Columbia, Canada. INDIA LACHHMAN - Enrolled Follower - 60784 - RIAF. Delhi/Karachi 1939-1945 War Memorials, India. JAPAN GURDAYAL, Singh Sekhon - F/O - 2635 - RIAF. - 4 Sqn. [ Spitfire FR.14 - TX979 ]. MARTIN, Joseph Anthony - F/O - 2993 - RIAF. - 4 Sqn. [ Spitfire F.14 -SM925 ]. Both airmen are remembered on the Yokohama Memorial, Japan. UK LETT, William Herbert - Lt(A) - RN - FAA. Lee-on-Solent Memorial, Hampshire. [ Firefly FR.1 - PP394 - 741 Sqn FAA ]. MACKINNON, Alan Hood Ian - Lt - RN - FAA St. Merryn Churchyard, Cornwall. [ Firefly FR.1 - MB753 - 741 Sqn FAA ]. The two aircraft collided over Hollywell Bay, near Newquay, Cornwall. From the CWGC details it looks like Lt. Lett was not recovered ? Alex ....Read More.Alex Smart on 22nd March 2019 10:18:46


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