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    Default 45 RAF Transport Group

    Looking for the confirmation of two a/c being ferried overseas that were lost. TSGNO only provides them as a Mitchell and Dakota a/c.

    3 January 1945
    PHYSICK, F/O F.G. (J/38105) (Pilot)
    JENKINS, F/O J.P. (J/38700) (Nav.)
    one other

    28 March 1945
    NEWMAN, P/O John William (J/38970) (Pilot)
    JAMIESON, F/S A.D.C. (GB1391066)

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    Ocean Bridge by Carl Christie probabbly has the answer but all I can get out of ggogle books is the following


    3 Jan. 45

    Mitchell KJ751


    P/O Francis Gerald Physick, RCAF Pilot
    F/O James Parsloe Jenkins, RCAF Nav
    Sgt Norman Charles Wagstaffe, RO

    29984 to RAF as Mitchell III KJ751. Ditched Jan 3, 1945 during ferry flight between Reykjavik, Iceland and Prestwick, Scotland.


    As far as

    28 March 1945
    NEWMAN, P/O John William (J/38970) (Pilot)
    JAMIESON, F/S A.D.C. (GB1391066)

    "

    The captain was F/O J.W. Newman RCAF, and the radio operator WO2 Patrick Lavin, RAF (of Bannockburn Scotland), Less information was found on the two other members of the crew, F/L HR Hannaford (who appears to have been a pilot) and FSgt ADC Jamieson, RAF. Crew assignment cards and aircraft log sheets"
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    Hi Christian

    Newman etc were in Dakota KN409 which crashed near Prestwick

    Malcolm

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    Paul & Malcolm,

    Thank you for your input and additional information on the crew and a/c.

    Christian

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