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rank: F/Sgt
status: survived
airforce: RAF    (no: 1693957 )
born: United Kingdom

added by: Kevin Charles
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Service No: 1693957

From the National Archives AIR/27/146 241 Squadron ORB

21st February 1945 (MH818)

F/S. CLARKE A.B. had a rather lucky escape after he burst a tyre on take-off this morning.
He managed to keep the aircraft straight but hit a bank at the end of the runway. The aircraft had a 90 gallon tank on and immediately started burning but F/S.CLARKE rather skillfully and luckily managed to get out without a scratch. The aircraft burnt itself completely out.



Squadrons:

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AirforceSqdrnDate
RAF 241 1945-01-05

Aircraft:

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SerialMarkingDate
MH765 1945-01-08
MH773 1945-01-05
MH818 1945-01-29
PT362 1945-02-20
PT600 1945-01-20
PT720 1945-02-17
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