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Second Lieutenant Derrick TYLER (P/3434) of the South African Air Force
Death of Death 1939-09-05 Age : 23 years.
Served in 6 Sqdn SAAF
Burial/Commemoration Details : Grave UN. 18. at Cape Town (Plumstead) Cemetery, South Africa (Map)
More Details: SON OF HAROLD O AND E S TYLER, OF PORT ST. JOHNS, OF CAPE PROVINCE.
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Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry
|Date: 05 Sep 39 Aircraft: Hurricane I SAAF 275 Unit 6 Sqdn SAAF Airfield /Crash Location , S.Africa|
|Source||Henk Welting's Database|
|Aircrew details||2/Lt Derrick TYLER +(P/3434)|
|Rank||Name, Number, Trade & Details||Date||Unit||Country||Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref|
|Second Lieutenant||Derrick TYLER (P/3434) Hurricane I SAAF 275 Forum Post||1939-09-05||6 Sqdn SAAF AIR27||South Africa||Cape Town (Plumstead) Cemetery|
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|1939 Unaccounted Airmen Database Reconciliation||Second Lieutenant Derrick TYLER (P/3434) [url]http://www.saairforce.co.za/forum/viewtopic.php?f=14&t=5638&start=75[/url] "Arriving over Cape Town on the 5th September 1939, 2/Lt. Derrick Tyler, flying 275, suffered engine failure. He attempted a downwind landing at Youngsfield, but unfortunately overshot the short airfield strip and crashed. He was killed and the Hurricane, which had flown only 28 hours since production, was completely destroyed in the resulting fire. " ....Read More.||paulmcmillan on 3rd December 2018 08:15:14|
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