ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 157451
Last updated: 11 December 2013
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Narrative:F/Ltís Trewin and Kennedy had been with 406 squadron since October of 1943 and were close to completing their tour of operations when they were lost. On the 4th Fl/Lt. Trewin and Fl/Lt Kennedy, who had been with the squadron since October, 1943, and were almost tour-expired, failed to return from a mission to the Altenburg area. On previous occasions they had destroyed or damaged six trains and a transport on intruder operations with the squadron.The team had had several successes against enemy targets including the destruction of six railway trains.
de Havilland Mosquito NF.Mk.30
|Owner/operator:||406 (Lynx) Sqn RCAF|
|C/n / msn:|| |
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2|
|Airplane damage:|| mis|
|Phase:|| En route|
|Departure airport:||RAF Manston Kent |
After leaving school, F/L Trewin was employed by a bank until he enlisted in the air force in 1945
F/Lt (J/8643) Thomas William TREWIN (pilot) RCAF - Killed.
F/Lt (J/20410) John Ballantyne KENNEDY (nav.) RCAF - Killed.
Mosquito prodn. list
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