400 Squadron, RCAF

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Re: 400 Squadron, RCAF

Post by georgetanksherman » Thu Aug 16, 2018 10:01 pm

Pilot: F/O W.G. Middleboro, RCAF, C/817, Owen Sound, Ontario, Canada
Lysander, N1301, July 17, 1940

Mechanic: LAC H.B. Brock, RAF No. 110 Squadron, 77A, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Lysander, N1301, July 17, 1940

While flying low during a Tactical Exercise with the First Canadian Army Division, the aircraft struck a tree and crashed near Forest Row, Surrey, United Kingdom, killing both crew members.

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Post by georgetanksherman » Thu Aug 16, 2018 10:13 pm

Pilot: Flt. Lt. A.H.F. Alloway, RCAF, C/831, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Lysander, R-9004, January 22, 1941

Mechanic: Sgt. G. Wright, RCAF, A/8165, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Lysander, R-9004, January 22, 1941

Aircraft during night flying training crashed and exploded near R.A.F. Station Odiham, Hampshire, England. Both crew members were killed.

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Re: 400 Squadron, RCAF

Post by georgetanksherman » Fri Aug 17, 2018 6:45 am

Flt. Lt. W.A. Rider, RCAF, C/852, Bellville, Ontario, Canada
Tomahawk, AH810, May 22, 1941

Aircraft crashed in forced landing near Glamorgan, Wales, Flt. Lt. Rider did not survive.


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Post by georgetanksherman » Fri Aug 17, 2018 6:53 am

P/O H.F. English, RCAF, J/5663, Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada
Tomahawk, AH812, December 13, 1941

P/O G.C.H. Jackson, RCAF, J/3511, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Tomahawk, AH865, December 13, 1941

Both aircraft were shot down by FW-190's between Black-sur-Mer, France and Beachy Head, England. P/O English and P/O Jackson did not survive.

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Re: 400 Squadron, RCAF

Post by georgetanksherman » Fri Aug 17, 2018 7:11 am

Pilot: Flt. Lt. D.G. Morris, RCAF, C/1190, Oakville, Ontario, Canada
Tomahawk, AH747, February 8, 1942

Pilot: Flt. Lt. J.M. Ogivie, RCAF, C/1207, Glace Bay, Nova Scotia
Tiger Moth, R4952, February, 8, 1942

Passenger: Captain M.C. Hawkins, Canadian Army Dental Corps, Thorpeness, Suffolk, United Kingdom
Tiger Moth, R4952, February, 8, 1942

F/L Ogilvie and a passenger, Capt. M.C.Hawkins, were killed when their Tiger Moth aircraft, R4952, was in collision with a Tomahawk aircraft, AH747, flown by F/L Morris, who was also killed. Both aircraft crashed at RAF Station Odiham, Hampshire, England.


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Re: 400 Squadron, RCAF

Post by georgetanksherman » Fri Aug 17, 2018 7:23 am

P/O F.W.G. Faunt, RCAF, J/8944, Winterburn, Alberta, Canada
Tomahawk, Ser# Unknown, May 25, 1942

Aircraft went into a spin at 400 feet, crashed and burned 5 miles west of Turnbridge wells, England. P/O Faunt did not survive.
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Re: 400 Squadron, RCAF

Post by Temujin » Fri Aug 17, 2018 9:45 am

georgetanksherman wrote:
Fri Aug 17, 2018 7:23 am
P/O F.W.G. Faunt, RCAF, J/8944, Winterburn, Alberta, Canada
Tomahawk, Ser# Unknown, May 25, 1942

Aircraft went into a spin at 400 feet, crashed and burned 5 miles west of Turnbridge wells, England. P/O Faunt did not survive.


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Re: 400 Squadron, RCAF

Post by georgetanksherman » Fri Aug 17, 2018 5:35 pm

Temujin, Thank You for the info on P/O F.W.G. Faunt, I just could not find the aircraft serial number.

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Re: 400 Squadron, RCAF

Post by georgetanksherman » Fri Aug 17, 2018 5:40 pm

P/O W.T.B. Moyer, RCAF, J/10227, North Bay, Ontario, Canada
Tomahawk, AH818, June 6, 1942

While flying an authorized low level exercise, the aircraft hit a tree and crashed near Woking, United Kingdom. P/O Moyer did not survive.

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Re: 400 Squadron, RCAF

Post by georgetanksherman » Fri Aug 17, 2018 5:47 pm

Flt. Lt. J.F. McGrath, RCAF, J/3517, North Battleford, Saskatchewan, Caanada
Mustang, AG540, July 21, 1942

Aircraft was shot down and crashed while over Lands End, United Kingdom. F/L McGrath was Killed in Action.


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