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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 1546
Last updated: 29 January 2020
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Date:26-MAR-1942
Time:
Type:Boulton Paul Defiant Mk I
Owner/operator:410 (Cougar) Sqn RCAF
Registration: N3364
C/n / msn: 324
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:6 miles NW of Morpeth, Northumberland -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Drem, East Lothian
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crash on patrol. Control lost in cloud, engine trouble also gunner baled out. Parachute open 50 feet before touching ground.
Crew:
F/Sgt (R/73306) Frank Ernest HAINES (pilot) RCAF - killed
F/Sgt Joseph Gerard PELLETIER (AG) RCAF - injury to left shoulder

Sources:

Air-Britain Royal Air Force Aircraft L1000-N9999
Personal information from Flight Sergeant Gerard Pelletier's niece.
CWGC


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Feb-2008 00:21 JINX Added
07-Feb-2010 00:19 NePa Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Narrative]
30-Jan-2012 08:07 Nepa Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Narrative]
10-Oct-2013 17:40 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
01-Nov-2013 19:45 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Phase, Departure airport]
05-Apr-2017 20:08 Anon. Updated [Source, Narrative]
19-Nov-2017 16:03 Red Dragon Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]
15-Feb-2018 08:48 Nepa Updated [Operator, Narrative]

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