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Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry
|Date of Crash || 06 Feb 42 ||Aircraft Name || Buffalo I ||Serial Number || W8123 |
|Unit || 67 Sqdn ||Operating Airfield || Mingaladon ||Country || Burma|
|Aircrew details ||Fg Offr John Spencer WIGGLESWORTH*(42930)|
|Details|| Wigglesworth was killed on 6th February 1942 whilst flying in Buffalo W8123 which crashed into a paddy field following an engine failure on taking-off from Toungoo. The aircraft flipped on to its back, the windscreen shattered and a fragment pierced his skull, killing him instantly. He was 21 and is buried in Rangoon War Cemetery, Burma.|
|Source|| Neil Frances|