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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 89400
Last updated: 21 March 2020
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Date:16-JUL-1944
Time:12:30
Type:Miles Magister
Owner/operator:Royal Air Force (RAF)
Registration: R1858
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Behington Hall, Cheshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Woodley, Reading, Berkshire
Destination airport:RAF Cosford, Staffordshire
Narrative:
Written off (damaged beyond repair) when hit trees at low level, killing the pilot (who was flying solo)
Pilot: Albert Charles Antoine Michiels (RAF 235 Sqdn - prev. Aér. Militaire Belge) - killed. He was buried at Brookwood Cemetery near Woking, Surrey on 20.7.1944 but his remains were repatriated to Belgium after the war and lie in the Pelouse d'Honneur within the cemetery at Evere, Brussels.

Sources:

http://bbm.org.uk/Michiels2.htm
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_RAF_aircrew_in_the_Battle_of_Britain_(L%E2%80%93N)#M


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Jan-2011 12:03 ThW Added
02-Dec-2012 04:03 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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