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    Default Loss of Miles Master Mk I T8331 of 57 OTU, 21 or 28 Oct. 1941.

    Can anyone help please with details of the accident to this aircraft in which the pilot, 1149997 Sgt Pierre Johannes van Boxtel (20) RAFVR from Holland, lost his life ?

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    AB "T" serial No book not much help for this incident other than confirming it occurred on Oct 28.

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    Ian

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    Hi Ian,

    Thanks for the correct date. That is a help.

    Cheers.

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    Hi,

    From the Henk Welting archive:

    T8331 Master I 57 OTU 28-10-1941
    Hawarden/Flintshire Training
    Collided with a Spitfire while landing - crashed Kinnerton Green/Flintshire
    Sgt(P) VAN BOXTEL, Pierre J. - 1149997 - RAF (Ned) - Inj - UK8578 ( 21.00u - Chester Hospital)
    Regards,

    Bas Maathuis

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    Many thanks Bas, that is just what I needed to know.

    Cheers.

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