Temujin: Sgt R.F. Anderson, R/83108, RCAF

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Temujin: Sgt R.F. Anderson, R/83108, RCAF

Post by georgetanksherman » Fri Aug 21, 2020 10:32 pm

Appreciate the heads up on Sgt R.F. Anderson, R.A.F. No. 21 Operational Training Unit

Vickers Wellington, R1047, February 6, 1942

Aircraft taking off from RAF Edgehill, Shenington, seven miles Northwest of Banbury, Oxfordshire, England for bombing practice on nearby Radway ranges, aircraft lost the port propeller and reduction gear and, while circling on one engine, aircraft lost control and came down at 1500 at Rough Hill Farm, less than a mile from Edgehill runway. 6 of the crew died in the aircraft crash with 1 surviving.

Pilot: Flt Sgt R.K. Talbot, 927586, RAFVR, Windsor, Berkshire, England
Pilot: Sgt W.E. Taylor, R/80890, RCAF, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Pilot: Sgt R.F. Anderson, R/83108, RCAF, Houston, Texas, U.S.A.
Obs: Sgt A.E. Jaeckels, 931904, RAFVR, Brixton, London, England
Wop/Gnr: Sgt W. Gorman, 908674, RAFVR, Islington, London, England
Wop/Gnr: Sgt D.H. Tyne, 990574, RAFVR, Pocklington, Yorkshire, England
Note: Survived crash, severely injured, died of injuries a short time after
Gnr: Sgt R.C. Butler, 631835, RAFVR, survived crash, injured

Again, Thank You Temujin, another one to add to the list !

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Re: Temujin: Sgt R.F. Anderson, R/83108, RCAF

Post by Temujin » Sat Aug 22, 2020 12:39 am

Your welcome George......Glad to help

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