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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 246478
Last updated: 29 November 2021
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Date:06-JUN-1944
Time:20:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic typh model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hawker Typhoon Mk IB
Owner/operator:440 (City of Ottawa) Sqn RCAF
Registration: MN428
MSN: I8-Z
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Aircraft missing
Location:Near Mauvieu, Calvados -   France
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Hurn
Destination airport:
Narrative:
No hits on aircraft observed by rest of flight. Left formation to locate and escort home a damaged Typhoon from his flight. No further contact. A later report based on French witness indicates aircraft was hit by flak, pilot bailed out but parachute got caught on aircraft and he perished in crash.
Pilot was J/13588 F/O Leonard Ralph Allman (RCAF)

Sources:

440 Squadron (RCAF) wartime records
F/O Allman records from DND Canada
http://www.rafcommands.com/database/serials/details.php?uniq=MN428
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/AlliedLossesIncidents/?q=J%2F13588
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/ParadieArchiveDatabase/?q=13588


Revision history:

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05-Jan-2021 16:47 tachel Added

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