ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 138809
Last updated: 23 May 2013
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Narrative:Shot down in error by RAF Typhoon aircraft (= "friendly fire incident") and crashed into the English Channel, south of St. Catherine's Point, Isle of Wight. Pilot killed.
North American P-51 Mustang Mk.I
|Operator:||400 (City of Toronto) Sqn RCAF|
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|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:|| English Channel, 10 miles S of St. Catherine's Point, Isle of Wight -
|Departure airport:||RAF Odiham, Hampshire|
F/O James Bentley Ferris (26) RCAF. R.I.P.
James Ferris' body was found some time later and buried at sea by the Royal Navy.
He is remembered on the Runnymede Memorial.
RAF Casualties-1943. http://www.400squadron.ca/Members/HonourRoll
||Dr. John Smith
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||angels one five
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