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    Default P/O Ronald DUNHAM-TREBLE Harvard I - N7134 25 Nov 1939

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    Friday 01 December 1939, Rugby Advertiser, Warwickshire, England


    CORONER COMMENDS HELIDON MAN
    A 'PLANE crashed in the Midlands on Saturday morning and burst into flames. The pilot, the sole
    occupant of the machine, was Killed instantly, and the 'plane was almost completely destroyed.
    A brave attempt at rescue was made by- Mr. R. Dennison, farm labourer, who pulled the
    dead pilot from the blazing machine. Mr. Dennison said he rushed to the 'plane, a parachute fell
    out, and he then saw the leg of the pilot. He pulled the pilot from the burning wreckage and
    put out his burning clothes with wet grass.
    The pilot was : At the inquest, at which verdict of Accidental death was returned,
    the Coroner, addressing Mr. Dennison, said, I am sure you did all you could. It was not a very pleasant
    task, but you did something many others would not have done. Your conduct to be commended.


    Apparently Pilot names not mentioned but based on date it has to be

    P/O Ronald DUNHAM-TREBLE Harvard I - N7134 25 Nov 1939

    Dunham Treble's death registered at Daventry.

    Harvard I - N7134 - 6 FTS - crashed in forced landing Charwelton, 5 miles SW of Daventry, Northants.


    http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/Acc1939a.htm

    http://www.rafcommands.com/archive/15798.php

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    Paul,

    http://www.aviationarchaeology.org.u...ashes1930s.htm

    Scroll down to final item.

    Col.

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