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Thread: Walrus loss, 765 Sqdn FAA, 09/05/1940

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    Bart FM Droog Guest

    Default Walrus loss, 765 Sqdn FAA, 09/05/1940

    Can anyone enlighten me with more details regarding this loss?:

    Type: Walrus
    Serial number: ?, -?
    Operation: Training exercise?
    Lost: 09/05/1940
    Midshipman (A) Peter L. Atkinson, RN, H.M.S. Daedalus [765 Sqdn], age 19, 09/05/1940, Haslar Royal Navy Cemetery, UK
    Crashed in the Solent.

    Sources: CWGC and Naval History.net

    Regards,

    Bart

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    Default Walrus loss, 765 Sqdn FAA, 09/05/1940

    Bart - L2225 Walrus 1 training flight alighted on Solent with u/c down and sank. Posssibly salvaged.
    Fleet Air Arm Aircraft 1939-1945 Sturtivant and Barrow Air Britain acknowledged.
    Chris

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    Bart FM Droog Guest

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    Thanks, Chris - much appreciated.

    Regards,

    Bart

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