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    Default Crew of FAA 816 Squadron lose 03 june 1941

    Hi

    Could somebody give me informations about the loss of this crew :

    Air Crash 3 June 1941
    F.A.A. 816 Squadron Daedalus

    PO Airman Arthur ATKIN FAA/JX 138039 (killed)
    Sub Lt (A) Christopher RICHARDS (killed)

    thank

    Dominique

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    Hello,

    3-6-1941
    No.816 Sqn,Thorney Isalnd
    Swordfish I L9772

    Failed to return from bombing enemy shipping.

    Sub-Lt E K MARGETTS - PoW
    Sub-Lt C M RICHARDS +
    L/A A J ATKIN* +

    The Swordfish Story
    Sturtivant,Ray
    London:Arms & Armour,2006.
    pp.179 & 197.

    * CWGC, qoutes this airman, as: L/FX 77465 Petty Officer (Airman) Arthur John ATKIN RN

    http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2973753/

    Col.
    Last edited by COL BRUGGY; 2nd May 2016 at 13:06.

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    Hi Col

    thanks for your reply.

    Dominique

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    Margetts gave détails after the war of the circumstances of the loss of the plane during an attack on a coastal convoy - the bodies of the dead crewmen were later recovered by French fishermen -

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