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    Default Bristol Bulldog K2189 41 Sqn Forced Landed Hyde Park 11th Dec 1933 Picture

    Found this photo online when researching incident further. All I had ay time was Serial!

    http://www.ukairfieldguide.net/airfields/HydePark

    Pilot of Bulldog was F/O Frank George Laughton Smith of 41 Sqn #29181 and he forced landed due to "engine revolutions had dropped"

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    Hello,

    26th October 1940
    42 Sqn
    Beaufort I L9813:AW-
    Base: Wick.
    T/o time: 18:30
    Op: Shipping Strike.

    Shot down by Me 109s of 4./JG 77 into Sogne Fjord while leading two other 42 Squadron Beauforts (inc N1159) against shipping in the Fjord. Sgt Perrin is buried in Stavne Cemetery, Trondheim.

    S/Ldr F G L Smith DFC 29181 PoW
    P/O H F Burns 41551 PoW
    Sgt E A Brown 751798 PoW
    Sgt W R Perrin 747777 +

    See:
    Royal Air Force Coastal Command Losses of the Second World War - Vol.1 1939-1941.
    McNeill,Ross.
    Hinckley:Midland Publishing.2003.
    p.73.

    NB. Ross, if you're not happy with the above, it will be removed.

    and...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7uctX1TMP5s

    Col.
    Last edited by COL BRUGGY; 10th August 2016 at 13:24.

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