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    Default 143 Sqn - Beaufighter - 24-2-1944

    Air Britain has for 24-2-1944:
    Beaufighter X - JM172 - ditched off North Coates.
    Is it possible one of the crew was:
    F/Sgt (Pilot) Frank R. BENNETT - 658544 - killed 23-2-1944 (CWGC) - buried Bradford (Scholemoor) Cemetery.
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    Henk.

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    Hi Henk
    It is possible that Bennett was involved, as his death is registered at Louth, Lincolnshire in the 1st Qtr of 1944,and it would be appropriate for N Coates and many possible places along that coast where a body could be brought ashore
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    Dick

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    Hi Henk,

    F/Sgt F R Bennett
    F/Sgt R H Sharp

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    Ross
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    Hi Henk
    Is it information about FS Bennett that you are interested in? I have a report about his crash along with a picture of him and his navigator F/s Sharpe.
    Regards

    Melvyn

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    Henk passed away last year. But if you have a narrative of the crash or the men please do add it too the thread for future searchers.
    Dennis Burke
    - Dublin

    Foreign Aircrew and Aircraft Ireland 1939-1945
    www.ww2irishaviation.com

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