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Narrative:Captain George Andrew Eaton was killed at Andover 1 March 1945 when his aircraft, believed to be an Auster of 665 Squadron on night flying practice collided with Mosquito HP853 returning from a mission.
|Type:||Taylorcraft Auster AOP.Mk.V|
|Operator:||665 Sqn RAF|
|C/n / msn:|| 1463|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||RAF stn Middle Wallop, Hampshire -
|Departure airport:||RAF Middle Wallop, Hampshire|
|Destination airport:||RAF Middle Wallop|
60 OTU ORB states that FLt Barker of 44 Course injured and his navigator FO J H Wilde killed. The crew were on a practice night operational patrol when a very faint may day was heard. The crash crew at Andover saw an aircraft crash about five miles away and it is thought to have collided with an Auster which crashed in the similar vicinity at the same time.
||Dr. John Smith
||Updated [Time, Operator, Total occupants, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]|
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