What caused the death of P/O Brian S.T. BROOKES - 81734 - died of wounds or injuries received on active service (Flight Global), buried Salisbury (London Road) Cem., Wiltshire (UK5271).

Proposed aircraft losses for this day:

Hind I - K5503 - 1 FTS - crashed on approach Netheravon.
Oxford I - L4618 - 5 FTS - collided mid air over Shotton Steelworks with Master N7432 of same unit.

Casualties N7432:
P/O John B. ASHTON - 42552 (RAF from Canada)
Sgt Donald L. GRIFFITHS - 742081

Caualties L4618:
Brothers Sgts Eric E.H. OSGOOD - 758217 and Ronald A. OSGOOD - 742599.

Regards and thanks for your help.