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788424 Flight Sergeant Ross Beaumont RAF age 35This chap was killed on 08/08/1957 in Meteor T7 VW488. Can anoyone provide his funeral details regards Chris ....Read More.Chris Davies on 27th January 2013 04:40:08
788424 Flight Sergeant Ross Beaumont RAF age 35Mojmir, Thank you for clearing that up, I knew there was something not right about the 'English' name. I visited the site of VW488 today and located fragments of the a/c at the site. There is still a visible crater where VW488 struck the ground. regards Chris ....Read More.Chris Davies on 30th January 2013 04:39:40
Navy aircraft loss Northumberland ID helpHello, From "Broken Wings", ukserials.com & naval-history.net. 1956 - 4th Nov, Anson C12, PH782 - APS - U/c collapsed on Take off Acklington. 1957 - 15th Apl, Meteor NF.11, WD725 - 29 Sqn - lost power on ground and caught fire. 1957 - 8th Aug, Meteor T.11, VW488 - 13 Gp CF - 1m WNW of Belsay, Northumberland - dived into ground after T/O from Ouston in bad weather, two killed. 1957 - 20th Sept, Varsity T.1, WL640 - 2 ANS - Falstone, Northumberland - Broke up in air on Navex, five killed. 1957 - 13th Dec, Hunter F.6 XG202 - 66 Sqn - 11/4m NNE of Morpeth, Northumberland - Engine flame out abandoned as ASI not working. 1958 - 14th Feb, Hunter F.6 XG236 - 66 Sqn - near Kielder Reservoir, N,umberland - control lost in cloud dived into ground, one killed. 1958 - 7th Jly, Meteor T.7 WL422 - 29 Sqn - Damaged Acklington (?) declared a write off. 1961 - 5th Aug, Whirlwind HAR.4 XL113 - 228 Sqn - Cullercoats Bay, Northumberland - engine cut during winching practice, ditched and sank. 1961 - 4th Spt, Vampire T.11 XD592 - 1 FTS - Radio failed, crew ejected due to low fuel, a/c crashed nr Acklington. 1961 - 18th Set, Provost T.1 WV623 - 6 FTS - Night landing ground looped, Acklington. 1961 - 25th Spt, Provost T.1 WV564 - 6 FTS - landing accident Acklington DBR. 1962 - 16th Jan, Provost T.1 WV607 - 6 FTS - Airframe overstressed following high speed vertical dive, a/c written off. 1962 - 27th Mch, Jet Provost T.3 XN599 - 6FTS - Swung off runway on landing, Acklington. 1962 - 8th May, Jet Provost T.3 XM422 - 6 FTS - Crashed Acklington, Aerobatics, one killed. 1962 - 9th May, Jet Provost T.3 XN604 - 6 FTS - Crased Felton crew ejected following false fire warning. 1962 - 18th May, Javelin FAW.9 XH755 - 33 Sqn - 7m E of Tynemouth, Northumberland - Control lost, abandoned in spin, one killed. 1962 - 14th Aug, Jet Provost's XF684 & XF903 - 6 FTS - Night collision, both a/c crashed, both crews killed. 1962 - 17th Oct, Jet Provost T.3 - 6 FTS - A/c stalled Ouston, Iraqi student pilot injured. FAA losses. 1957 19th Feb - three killed.- JOHNSON, Peter T S/Lt.; SUTHERLAND, Alistair P/O (T); TURNER Geoffrey S Lt. [ GANNET AS4 - XA415(283/CU)]. 28th Mch - 831 Sqn - two killed. - HUNT, Reginald C Lt. [Wyvern WP343(384/O)] ; MAGGS, Maurice S/Lt. [Wyvern WL887(383/O)]. 3rd Aug - 891 Sqn - two killed. - BURT, Brian W Lt.; TOWNEND, Anthony Lt. [ Sea Venom XG619 (435/B)]. 20th Aug - 814 Sqn - two killed. - LLEWELLYN, Raymond K (A) LT(A); SWAYNE,William P.H Lt(O). [ Gannet AS4 - XA416(285/CU ? )]. 1958 12th Mch - 891 Sqn - two killed. - JAKEMAN, John K Lt; MARTIN, Philip M S/Lt. [ Sea Venom XG728(436/B)]. 1st May - 766 Sqn - two killed. - FERGUSON, William A.M Lt/Cdr; MOORE, Michael A. Lt(O) [ Sea Venom XG609(730)]. 23rd Jly - HMS Eagle air crash, two killed. - HAMON, Arthur G Lt; HAYWARD, Alan J S/Lt. [ Sea Venom XG689(490/E)]. 25th Jly - Air crash Taunton, two killed. - WEBSTER, W. John Lt; WOOD, Brian C Lt. [Sea Venom XG625(463/R)]. 25th Sept - 803 Sqn - - one killed. -RUSS ....Read More.Alex Smart on 22nd November 2015 09:10:18


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