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DH90 X9389 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database]

 DH90 X9389

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  03 Sep 41 Aircraft Name  DH Dragonfly Serial Number  X9389
Unit  8 AACU Operating Airfield   Country  UK
Aircrew details
Source Henk Welting's Database

National Archives AIR81

Citation AIR81 Casualty File Description Link
AIR81/8825Flight Lieutenant R M Sales, Sergeant H W Bellingham: killed; aircraft accident at Penwoodchedzoy, Somerset, Dragonfly X9389, 8 Anti Air Co-operation Unit, 3 September 1941.C16924667

Casualities in the CWGC Register for DH Dragonfly X9389

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetary/Memorial & Loc Ref
SergeantHugh Walter BELLINGHAM (819105) Air Gunner DH90 X9389  AIR81/8825 1941-09-038 AACU United KingdomMiddlezoy (Holy Cross) Churchy
Flight LieutenantJohn Ronald Melville SALES (78079) Pilot DH90 X9389  AIR81/8825 1941-09-038 AACU United KingdomMiddlezoy (Holy Cross) Churchy

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Related Posts in RAF Commands Forum

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410903 - Unaccounted airmen - 3-9-1941What were the places of death registration for: Cpl Harry KNOTT - 644014, and AC2 Harold J. PERKS - 1210703. Proposed aircraft losses for this day: Blenheim IV - V5805 - 2 (C)OTU - crashed in forced landing Tring, Hertfordshire. Hurricane I - V7176 - 52 OTU - crashed in forced landing Oldbury-on-Severn, Gloucestershire. Dragonfly - X9389 (ex. G-AEDV) - 8 AACU - flew into high ground after night take-off for searchlight co-operation from Weston Zoyland, Rendwood, near Chedzoy, Somerset (in UK crashes WW2 location also mentioned 'Polden Hills' Somerset and Penwood Farm, Chedzoy). Magister I - N3828 - 16 EFTS - crashed on take-off Sewagte Farm, Burnaston. Spitfire I - K9904 - 53 OTU - crashed in forced landing Cwmffrwd, Carmarthen. Regards and thanks for your help. Henk. ....Read More.Henk Welting on 8th December 2008 06:43:38

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