ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 203917
Last updated: 29 October 2019
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Date:03-JAN-1944
Time:11h25
Type:Hawker Typhoon Mk IB
Owner/operator:56 Squadron Royal Air Force (56 Sqn RAF)
Registration: JP446
C/n / msn: US-U
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Pas de Calais -   France
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Matlaske
Destination airport:Pas de Calais
Narrative:
Hit by flak, aircraft abandonned. Pilot was C/22655 F/O Robert Gordon Crosby (RCAF), he evaded capture.

Sources:

438 SQN archives.
Royal Canadian Air Force Association web site (DFC and MiD citations)
Back to Normandy
Paradie RCAF database


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
06-Jan-2018 16:49 tachel Added

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description