F/O A.J. Morris (DFM), RCAF, J/10949, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Spitfire, AA880, March 21, 1944 - Killed in crash
F/O D. Sherk, RCAF, Survived
Spitfire, AB897, March 21, 1944 – Survived
While No. 402 Squadron was moving from Digby to Wellingore, aircraft on arrival over dispersal area at Digby, F/O Morris started an unannounced slow roll hitting wingman F/O Sherk in Spitfire AB897, aircraft AA880 spun into the ground killing F/O Morris. F/O Sherk was able to gain control of his aircraft and made a successful landing.
NOTE: Aircraft AB897 was repaired back to flying status, but was lost on June 6, 1944, shot down by flak off the coast of Normandy, France