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Second Lieutenant Derrick TYLER (P/3434) of the South African Air Force


Lost in aircraft SAAF 275  Forum Post

Death of Death 1939-09-05 .

Served in 6 Sqdn SAAF

Burial/Commemoration Details : Grave UN. 18. at Cape Town (Plumstead) Cemetery, South Africa

More Details: SON OF HAROLD O AND E S TYLER, OF PORT ST. JOHNS, OF CAPE PROVINCE.

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National Archives AIR81

Citation AIR81 Casualty File Description Link
AIR81/7509Sergeant F W Black: killed; Sergeant E D Tyler, Sergeant M Livis (RCAF), Sergeant K G Betts: missing believed killed; aircraft failed to return from operational flight over Hamm, Germany, Hampden AE153, 44 Squadron, 9 July 1941.C16756806

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash 1941-01-01 05 Sep 39 Aircraft Name Hurricane I Serial Number SAAF 275
Unit 6 Sqdn SAAF Operating Airfield Country South Africa
Aircrew details
Details
Source Henk Welting's Database

Other Aircrew lost in Hurricane I SAAF 275

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetary/Memorial & Loc Ref
Second LieutenantDerrick TYLER (P/3434) SAAF 275  Forum Post 1939-09-056 Sqdn SAAF AIR27 South AfricaCape Town (Plumstead) Cemetery


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Tracing Halifax MZ-631 NY-Y of Squadron 78Hello, According to a note in the file of the Nav, Harry Sager, the remains of the crew were not buried for 10 days. Copy sent to your email, Joss. Daz and Tyler, Sager was at No. 1652 HCU at Marston Moor from 15 April - 27 May 1944. Previous to that he was at No. 10 OTU. Dave ....Read More.alieneyes on 1st December 2017 07:05:17
1939 Unaccounted Airmen Database ReconciliationSecond 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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