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Henk Welting
22nd March 2010, 16:02
What was the place of death registration for LAC George LONGDEN - 945008, whose name I couldn't find in the Flight archives.

Proposed aircraft losses in case KOAS:
Henley I - L3319 - 1601 Flt - crashed on landing Weston Zoyland.
Hurricane I - Z7092 - 56 OTU - collided with Hurricane AG274 and abandoned , West Maines, near Newtyle, Angus.
Master I - T8840 - 7 (P)AFU - crashed on approach Woolfox Lodge.
Hurricane X - AG274 - refer to Z7092; crashed West Nevay Farm, Newtyle, Angus.
Tiger Moth II - DE605 - 197 Sqn - flew into ground mile W of Gullane, East Lothian.

Also names of surviving crew are very welcome.

Regards and thanks for your help.
Henk.

Dick
22nd March 2010, 17:39
Hi Henk
Longden,25, registered at Wortley, W Yorkshire
Regards
Dick

Henk Welting
22nd March 2010, 18:01
Thanks Dick; must have been DOAS as no match to any proposed aircraft.
Regards,
Henk.

Tim Bishop
22nd March 2010, 20:52
Hello Henk,

For the record Henley L.3319 1601 (AAC) Flight, Weston Zoyland piloted by Sgt REEVE D.V. (1322103). Just prior to touching down port wing dropped, pilot countered with full rudder resulting in aircraft landing 'sideways' and undercarriage collapsing. Duty: training flight as pilot only having 1 Hr of experience on type, accident time 12.55.

Trust some of the above is of use.

Kind regards,

Tim

Henk Welting
23rd March 2010, 13:04
Thanks Tim for info on Henley L3319 and its pilot; much appreciated.
Regards,
Henk.

wwrsimon
12th February 2018, 14:22
Hello

LAC George LONGDEN - 945008 - the Yorkshire Evening Post of February 25th 1943 reported the following:

LEEDS AIRMAN'S DEATH
L.A.C. George Longden (25), R.A.F., V.R., whose wife lives at Sheffield and his mother in Bagnall Street, Leeds, has died in a military hospital.

Regards

Simon

jonheyworth
2nd December 2022, 14:50
George Scott 1472751 , attached to RAF Tinkeriya, was admitted dangerously ill to Number 57 Indian General hospital on 5 January suffering with uraemia. His condition improved and his secondary infection declined but he remained dangerously ill and his condition deteriorated and he died of chronic nephritis

jonheyworth
27th May 2023, 18:44
George Longden 945008 | Attached to 3 (C) OTU | was admitted seriously ill to Wharncliffe EMS hospital, Sheffield on 19 February, where he died of acute lukaemia