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Flight Lieutenant Hugh Irvine CRAWFORD (411065) of the Royal New Zealand Air Force
Wireless Op./Air Gunner
Death of Death 1943-11-04 Age : 25 years.
Served in 148 Sqdn
Burial/Commemoration Details : Coll. grave 3. D. 1-7. at Belgrade War Cemetery, Serbia (Map)
More Details: SON OF HUGH IRVINE CRAWFORD AND OLIVE EILEEN CRAWFORD, OF ONEHUNGA, AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND.
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Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry
|Date: 04 Nov 43 Aircraft: Liberator II AL509 Unit 148 Sqdn Airfield /Crash Location , Yugoslavia|
|Source||Henk Welting's Database|
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|Loss of Liberator AL509 of 148 Sqn RAF, 3-4 November 1943||Laurent, The ORB has take off as 2225, from Tocra, Libya. (Local time, perhaps?) A No. 5 MRES document dated November 1947 held on RNZAF crew member NZ411065 Flt Lt Hugh Irvine Crawford's service record gives the take off time from Tocra as 21.25 on 3 November. (GMT time, perhaps?) In conflict with this time is a statement on the same MRES document that the 'aircraft, which was burning, flew over the village [of Kosinjski Zamost] at about 21.00 hours on 1st November, i.e. two days and 25 minutes before it took off! I wonder what medication the typist was on! Errol ....Read More.||Errol Martyn on 4th November 2014 04:50:06|