402 Squadron, RCAF

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Re: RCAF 402 Squadron

Post by Temujin » Thu Sep 13, 2018 12:18 pm

Flying Officer Leslie Arthur Green

Halifax DG363

We’re engaged in bombing exercise and aircraft seen to go into spin and crash in North Sea

Source: “They Shall Not Grow Old”
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Re: RCAF 402 Squadron

Post by Temujin » Thu Sep 13, 2018 12:40 pm

FO Wilbert Arnold Gunning

Died in a motorcycle accident
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Re: RCAF 402 Squadron

Post by Temujin » Thu Sep 13, 2018 12:54 pm

Lew Wallace Sheffler

Wellington R1085

Had a Post propeller come off in flight. The aircraft stallled, then crashed and burned at Wollerton, England

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Re: RCAF 402 Squadron

Post by Temujin » Thu Sep 13, 2018 1:15 pm

Albert Ormand Wedin

Aircraft Wellington LP688

Engine failure and crash at Market Drayto, Shropshire, England

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Re: RCAF 402 Squadron

Post by Temujin » Thu Sep 13, 2018 1:21 pm

Zareikin, Joseph

Halifax aircraft # NP 944 was one of 10 engaged in moonlight mine-laying operations off Heligoland and was attacked by an enemy JU-88 night fighter aircraft. P/O Zareikin was killed during the attack and was the only casualty. The mid-upper gunner, P/O Cochran of Jackson, Michigan, USA shot the enemy aircraft down when it made its next attack. The pilot, F/O W. T. Watson of Toronto, Ont managed to make a crash landing of the badly damaged aircraft at the Ford aerodrome, England

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