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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 150673
Last updated: 18 November 2021
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Date:22-APR-1943
Time:10:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic P51 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
North American Mustang Mk I
Owner/operator:430 (City of Sudbury) Sqn RCAF
Registration: AM255
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Hindhead, Surrey, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Dunsfold, Surrey
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Mustang AM255 flew into high ground in bad visibility during a training flight. Pilot killed.
Crew:
F/O (J/9421) Robert Burns REED (pilot) RCAF - killed.


Sources:

RAF Casualties-1943.
430 Sqdn (RCAF) war time diaries from RCAF historical microfilms
F/O Reed's personnel file from DND Archives Canada
https://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/memorials/canadian-virtual-war-memorial/detail/2928666
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/ParadieArchiveDatabase/?q=9424&qand=&exc1=&exc2=&search_only=&search_type=exact


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Nov-2012 21:42 angels one five Added
13-Nov-2012 21:44 angels one five Updated [Narrative]
03-Aug-2013 15:33 Nepa Updated [Operator, Nature, Narrative]
12-Sep-2013 01:28 angels one five Updated [Operator]
05-Nov-2014 17:00 ABBA Updated [Operator, Narrative]
25-Dec-2014 22:40 angels one five Updated [Operator, Nature, Narrative]
25-May-2015 18:57 DB Updated [Operator, Nature, Source, Narrative]
17-Jan-2018 10:27 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]
10-Mar-2018 08:02 angels one five Updated [Narrative]
22-Jan-2021 20:46 Vicktor Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Narrative, Operator]
16-Oct-2021 15:24 tachel Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]

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