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    460927 - Unaccounted Airmen - 27-09-1946

    From Henk's List -

    Nil.

    From CWGC & Geoff's Sites -

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    ADAMS, John Frederick - Air Mechanic 2c - L/FX.762898 - RN - HMS Glory - 762 Sqdn.
    Lee-On-Solent Memorial, Hampshire.
    [ result of an air crash ? Is it possible that Adams was also in MB665 ? ].
    CLARK, Michael Adrian - Lt(E) - RN - HMS Fulmar - MiD - 766 Sqdn.
    Lee-On-Solent Memorial, Hampshire.
    [ Firefly FR.1 - MB665 - 766 Sqdn ].
    MILLS, Derek Farquhar - S/Lt - RNVR - HMS Vernon.
    Sutton ( St. Fintan's ) Cemetery, County Dublin, Republic of Ireland.
    [ DH. Rapede - G-AFFF ].
    Mills was a RN Bomb Disposal Officer and was returning from Islay after defusing an unexploded bomb.[ info from Peak District Air Accidents Research website.

    Also lost this day was DH.108 - Vampire F.1 - TG306, piloted by Mr. Geoffrey De Havilland, OBE.

    Alex

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    ADAMS, John Frederick - Air Mechanic 2c - L/FX.762898 - RN - HMS Glory - the UK British Army and Navy BMD Records record that he was accidentally killed at Whittle Bay, Newfoundland, after walking into the revolving propeller of a Firefly on the flight deck.

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    Simon

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