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Tiger Moth II N6654
Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry
|Date of Crash || 16 Apr 41 ||Aircraft Name ||Tiger Moth II ||Serial Number ||N6654 |
|Unit ||4 EFTS ||Operating Airfield || ||Country |
|Aircrew details || |
|Source|| Air Britain (Researchers Corner)|
National Archives AIR81
|Citation ||AIR81 Casualty File Description ||Link |
|AIR81/5882||Leading Aircraftman D J White, Leading Aircraftman T C Sharkey: killed; mid air collision at Bellasize Landing Ground between Tiger Moth N6654 and Tiger Moth R4943, 4 Elementary Flying Training School, 16 April 1941.||C16755180|
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|410416 - Unaccounted airmen - 16-4-1941||What caused the death of and/or what were the places of death registration for the following airmen killed on active service (while engaged on non-operational flying duties or on the ground through enemy action); it's known that many airmen were killed in an air raid on London and many died of wounds later as the Overseas Victoria League Club in Malet Street they were in, took two direct hits:
Lac (Pilot u/t) Richardson K. DAVIDSON - 1060807;
AC2 William A. JONES - 1356684;
LAC (Pilot u/t) Louis RAPHAEL - 931091, and
LAC (Pilot u/t) Douglas St.J. SHIPWAY-FOWLER - 1166467.
F/Lt Frederick C.G. EDEN - 74387 - killed on active service, and
following airmen whose names couldn't be found in Flight Global archives:
Sgt William R. GOVETT - 570309;
AC1 Kenneth C.G. NICE - 929380;
LAC (Pilot u/t) Thomas C. SHARKEY - 1286069;
AC1 Anthony M. SILVERMAN - 651093;
AC2 Arthur THORPE - 1044549, and
LAC (Pilot u/t) Donald J. WHITE - 1262262.
Proposed aircraft losses for this day:
Hart Trainer - K3146 - 9 FTS - dived into ground Hankerton, 3 miles NE of Malmesbury, Wiltshire.
Hurricane I - N2433 - 55 OTU - crashed on landing Ouston.
Hurricane I - V7237 - 59 OTU - flew into ground Howbarry, Dumfries.
Oxford I - R6087 - 14 FTS - crashed in forced landing at night Hemingford Abbots, Huntingdonshire.
Oxford II - V3645 - 15 FTS - crashed on take-off Weston-on-the-Green.
Spitfire I - X4475 - 57 OTU - abandoned near Ilkley, Yorkshire.
Stirling I - N6002 - 10 MU - crashed Castle Combe.
Tiger Moth II - N6480 - 11 EFTS - crashed on landing Perth.
Tiger Moth II - N6654 - 4 EFTS - crashed; no further details.
Regards and thanks for your help.
Henk. ....Read More.||Henk Welting on 1st September 2008 12:01:17|