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    Hello,

    Could someone with the relevant A-B Volume, please post a full service history of Ventura V FP673? l have full details of the loss, but the final unit assignment of FP673 is vague.

    Any help appreciated.

    Col.

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    Col,

    Ventura V FP673
    75OTU
    DBR in accident, 29.6.44; NFD

    Errol

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    Errol,

    The speed of the Trans-Tasman Link is blistering tonight!

    Thanks Mate. (l owe you a message!)

    28-6-1944
    No.75 OTU
    Ventura V FP673

    On return to Gianaclis from a night navigation exercise, FP673 was carrying out a final turn on approach to land when the aircraft spun in at 2355, 2m S. of the Landing Ground. The crew of four were killed.

    AUS422791 F/O (Pupil Pilot) Allan YEOMANS RAAF +
    AUS421322 F/S Pupil Nav.) Stephen Michael FOSBERY RAAF +
    AUS410566 F/S (Pupil W.Op./Air Gnr.) Lawrence Kerr SCOTT RAAF +
    AUS408352 W/O (Pupil W.Op./Air Gnr.) Albert John MOFFATT RAAF +

    All attached to RAF HQ, Middle East.

    The all-RAAF crew, are at rest in Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery.

    Col.
    Last edited by COL BRUGGY; 8th September 2013 at 11:19.

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