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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 1665
Last updated: 8 December 2019
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Date:15-JAN-1942
Time:
Type:Boulton Paul Defiant Mk I
Owner/operator:60 Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (60 OTU RAF)
Registration: V1182
C/n / msn: 649
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Firth of Forth -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF East Fortune, East Lothian
Destination airport:RAF East Fortune
Narrative:
Missing over sea while on exercise. Presumed to have ditched in the Firth of Forth.
Crew:
Sgt (R/82160) Kenneth Gordon DRINKWATER (pilot) RCAF - missing.
Sgt (1027413) John Havergal LOWRY (AG) RAFVR - missing.

Both airmen are commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.
R.I.P.


Sources:

Air-Britain Royal Air Force Aircraft L1000-N9999
RAF Casuaties-1942.
CWGC


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Feb-2008 03:26 JINX Added
02-Feb-2012 08:32 Nepa Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Narrative]
11-Nov-2014 20:26 Tu104 Updated [Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
03-Dec-2014 18:33 angels one five Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Nature, Narrative]
03-Dec-2014 18:52 angels one five Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]
22-Apr-2015 15:57 Koumes Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]

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