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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 115222
Last updated: 30 November 2021
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Date:14-JAN-1944
Time:day
Type:Percival Proctor Mk III
Owner/operator:384th Service Sqn /97th Service Gp USAAF
Registration: R7561
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Bircham Newton, near Docking, Norfolk -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Kings Cliffe (USAAF Station 367), Norrthamptonshire
Destination airport:RAF Bircham Newton, Norfolk
Narrative:
Percival Proctor Mk.III R7561: Transferred to USAAF and operated by 384th Service Squadron, 97th Service Group. Written off (damaged beyond repair) 14 January 1944 when wrecked in a forced landing due to engine failure. Pilot - First Lieutenant Mitchell P. Snow (Service number O-745208) - injured

Michell P. Snow was an Element leader of the 79th Fighter Squadron, 20th Fighter Group: 1 air kill ME-109. 98 combat hours. KIA April 8, 1944

Sources:

1. https://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/AARmonthly/Jan1944O.htm
2. http://www.americanairmuseum.com/person/161040
3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RAF_Kings_Cliffe#USAAF_use


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Sep-2014 09:45 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type]
07-Mar-2020 16:27 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
08-Mar-2020 17:38 DG333 Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Operator]

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