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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 246865
Last updated: 16 February 2021
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Date:18-JAN-1940
Time:c.
Type:Supermarine Walrus Mk I
Owner/operator:712 Squadron FAA Royal Air Force (712 Sqn FAA RAF)
Registration: P5648
C/n / msn: -
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Bishop Briggs, 3 miles north of Glasgow, Scotland, -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:HMS Ravan
Destination airport:HMS Norfolk
Narrative:
Walrus P5648 (700 Sqn). The aircraft was enroute from off the Cruiser HMS Raven in Scotland to southern England, when it crashed at Bishop Briggs, 3 miles north of Glasgow, Scotland, 18.1.1940
Crew:
Lt.(A) Edward Frank POPE (pilot) RN - killed
LAC (FX.7632) John BAXTER (AG) RN - killed

Sources:

CANADIAN AIRMEN LOST IN WWII BY DATE 1940 (bombercommandmuseumarchives.ca)
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/RoyalNavyFleetAirArmDatabase/?q=Air+Gunner&o=Aircraft&d=asc
Supermarine Walrus PROFILE.pdf (seawings.co.uk)
www.rafcommands.com/database/serials/details.php?uniq=p5468
Walrus' and crews PQ convoys 1942 [Archive] - Luftwaffe and Allied Air Forces Discussion Forum (12oclockhigh.net)
714 Naval Air Squadron - Wikipedia
Supermarine Walrus - Wikipedia
AIR81/1806


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Jan-2021 19:52 Peter Clarke Added
18-Jan-2021 09:07 Castle Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative, Operator]

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