Crash T0005A
Day or Night of Operation 9 Nov 1939
Operation Patrol
Aircraft Hawker Hurricane Mk I
Built by Hawker
c/n or Werknr
Serial or Stammkenzeichen L1907
Call Sign or Verbandskenzeichen QO-
Unit 3 SQN
Air Force RAF
Take off time 12.00
Airfield Manston
Crashed at
Cause of the Crash Lost orientation
Crash Location Crashed North Sea
Salvaged by
Salvage date
Wreckage sent to
Source Verliesregister 1939-1945 SGLO page 16
Additional source Casualty Files London for location
Last update June 2016
Function Mil Rank Name Hon Mil Reg Age Air Force Cemetery Grave Remark
Pilot P/O. G.B. Mitchell 40249 RAF Den Burg K-1-3 Washed up pole 28 (De Krim) at Texel on 02-12-1939

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1 Comment

Maarten Stroink · 25 April 2018 at 10:08

Heb een foto in mijn bezit van de doodskist van deze piloot, aangespoeld op Texel en bedragen met militaire eer door nederlandse soldaten. Op de foto ook de erewacht voor deze piloot.

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