Database :: Commonwealth Air Forces War Dead :: Individual Casualty Page


This page commemorates

Flight Sergeant Sydney SCHRAGGER (791171) of the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

Pilot
Lost in aircraft Blenheim IV V6504  

Death of Death 1943-07-06 .

Served in 60 Sqdn

Burial/Commemoration Details : 1. G. 17. at Madras War Cemetery, Chennai, India

More Details:

Search Google for S SCHRAGGER

View Commonwealth War Graves Commission : S SCHRAGGER

Scroll down to view more information from other sources


Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash 06 Jul 43 Aircraft Name Blenheim IV Serial Number V6504
Unit 60 Sqdn Operating Airfield Yelahanka Country India
Aircrew details F Sgt Sydney SCHRAGGER*
Details lost propeller on air-test, control lost, dived into ground miles south of Yelahanka; F/Sgt S. Schragger (Pilot) and F/Sgt W. Brister (Obs) killed. [ORB]. AT 0810 hours F Sgt Schragger and his observer F Sgt Brister took off in V6504 on an airtest. AT 0820 hours the port ariscrew flew off and the plane dived in from approximately 1000 feet killing both oocupants imediately.
Source ORB Henk Welting's Database

Other Aircrew lost in Blenheim IV V6504

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetary/Memorial & Loc Ref
Flight SergeantWilliam Edward BRISTER (1152420) Observer Blenheim IV V6504   1943-07-0660 Sqdn AIR27 IndiaMadras War Cemetery, Chennai
Flight SergeantSydney SCHRAGGER (791171) Pilot Blenheim IV V6504   1943-07-0660 Sqdn AIR27 IndiaMadras War Cemetery, Chennai


Like what you see? You can support this site!