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Flight Lieutenant Alastair James HAY (67093) of the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

Lost in aircraft Typhoon IB JP427  Ext Link

Death of Death 1944-08-18 .

Served in 182 Sqdn

Burial/Commemoration Details : V. D. 4. at St. Desir War Cemetery, France

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National Archives AIR81

Citation AIR81 Casualty File Description Link
AIR81/526Sergeant A J Haygreen, Aircraftman 2nd Class H Spear and Flying Officer S G L Pepys: prisoners of war; Blenheim R3691 crashed at St Omer, France, 23 May 1940.C14502147

London Gazette Mentions

NumberName /Text London Gazette Details
670931058735 Alastair James HAYLondon Gazette issue : 35196 , Dated 1941-06-20 , Download #35196
67093A J HAY D F CLondon Gazette supplement : 36104 , Dated 1943-07-20 , Download #36104
67093A J HAYLondon Gazette issue : 35606 , Dated 1942-06-23 , Download #35606

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash 1940-01-01 18 Aug 44 Aircraft Name Typhoon Ib Serial Number JP427
Unit 182 Sqdn Operating Airfield Country France
Aircrew details
Source Henk Welting's Database

Other Aircrew lost in Typhoon Ib JP427

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetary/Memorial & Loc Ref
Flight LieutenantAlastair James HAY (67093) Pilot Typhoon IB JP427  Ext Link 1944-08-18182 Sqdn AIR27 FranceSt. Desir War Cemetery

Related Posts in RAF Commands Forum

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CAM-ships pilots Arctic PQ/QP convoys 1942Brian, 1058735 Alastair James HAY Cmd A/Plt Off( 67093) 18 May 1941. [LG 23 Jun 1942 DFC] Pilot Officer Alastair James HAY (67093), Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Pilot Officer Hay was pilot of the Hurricane on board a ship fitted with a catapult. On the approach of enemy aircraft he was catapulted off and immediately proceeded to attack and drive off a formation of six Heinkel .ill's and H5's which were preparing to deliver a torpedo attack on the port bow of the convoy; not only did this prevent synchronisation with an attack which developed from the starboard bow, but he destroyed one Heinkel in and slightly damaged another. Pilot Officer Hay was himself wounded and he then baled out and was picked up by one of His Majesty's ships of the convoy escort. He showed great gallantry and his spirited attack was a great encouragement to all the convoy and escorts, and cannot but have been a great discomfort and surprise to the enemy. John Bedford KENDAL ( 83268). Charles FENWICK ( 55911), 1375I27 LAC Arthur Henry BURR Cmd A/Plt Off( 66513) 16 Mar 1941 HTH Peter Davies ....Read More.Resmoroh on 24th August 2016 07:26:46

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