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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 173648
Last updated: 16 January 2020
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Date:14-JAN-1945
Time:
Type:Hawker Tempest Mk V
Owner/operator:222 (Natal) Squadron Royal Air Force (222 (Natal) Sqn RAF)
Registration: NV649
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:25 miles S of the Lizard -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Predannack, Cornwall
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The Hawker Tempest V NV649 of 222 Squadron RAF Predannack crashed into the sea 25 miles S of the Lizard. The pilot, Flt Lt Ronald James Floyd, was missing presumed dead. He was never found and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

Sources:

http://web.archive.org/web/20130117050457/http://www.rafdavidstowmoor.org:80/pages/crash_log/crashlog45.html
https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/1270176/FLOYD,%20RONALD%20JAMES
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Lizard
https://www.google.com/maps/search/50.033333,-5.183333/@50.033333,-5.183333,1112m/data=!4m2!2m1!4b1?dg=dbrw&newdg=1


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-Feb-2015 11:31 gerard57 Added
12-Feb-2015 14:17 Komes123 Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport]
04-Jun-2015 21:15 Oezil Updated [Operator, Departure airport]
15-Jan-2017 08:58 Laurent Rizzotti Updated [Source, Narrative]

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