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    Default Unaccounted airman - 5-7-1940

    What caused the death of LAC (Pilot) George G. MILNE - 968031 - killed on active service (Flight Global), buried Bath (St.Michael's) Cem., Somerset (UK5333).

    Aircraft losses for this day:
    Blenheim I - K7156 - 23 Sqn - abandoned Granby, Nottinghamshire
    Harvard I - N7129 - 15 FTS - crashed on approach Brize Norton
    Tiger Moth II - N9210 - 10 EFTS - spun into ground Manton Down, near Marlborough, Wiltshire.

    Regards and thanks for your help.
    Henk.

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    Hi Again
    Likely to be the Tiger Moth as there is a registration of the death of a George G Milne, age 20 at Marlborough, Wiltshire in the appropriate Qtr of 1940
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    Dick

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    Thanks Dick. Another black spot wiped out in my files.
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    Henk.

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    What caused the death of LAC (Pilot) George G. MILNE - 968031 - killed on active service (Flight Global), buried Bath (St.Michael's) Cem., Somerset (UK5333).

    Confirmed as: Tiger Moth II - N9210 - 10 EFTS - spun into ground Manton Down, near Marlborough, Wiltshire.

    From 10 EFTS ORB: Yatesbury July 5th 1940 968031 LAC G Milne, pilot under training lost his life as a result of a flying accident

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