ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 138809
Last updated: 18 December 2014
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Date:20-JAN-1943
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic P51 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
North American P-51 Mustang Mk I
Owner/operator:400 (City of Toronto) Sqn, RCAF
Registration: AG389
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:English Channel, 10 mi. south of St Catherine's Point, Isle of Wight -   United Kingdom
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Odiham, Hampshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Shot down in error by RAF Typhoon aircraft and crashed in the English Channel, south of Saint Catherine's Point, Isle of Wight. Pilot killed.

F/O (J/10785) James Bentley Ferris RCAF.
R.I.P.
James Ferris' body was found some time later and buried at sea by the Royal Navy.
He is remembered on the Runnymede Memorial.

Sources:
http://daveg4otu.tripod.com/iowweb/iowc.html
RAF Casualties-1943.
http://www.400squadron.ca/Members/HonourRoll


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2011 07:54 Dr. John Smith Added
19-Jan-2012 05:35 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
27-Nov-2012 20:56 angels one five Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]
29-Jun-2013 09:30 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]
26-Jul-2013 15:36 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Narrative]
14-Aug-2013 23:46 angels one five Updated [Narrative]
26-Dec-2013 19:21 angels one five Updated [Operator, Location, Narrative]
22-Jan-2014 09:10 angels one five Updated [Location, Narrative]
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