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Type:Hawker Hardy
Owner/operator:237 (Rhodesia) Squadron Royal Air Force (237 (Rhodesia) Sqn RAF)
Registration: DV-?
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:? -   Kenya
Phase: En route
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Operation: Reconnaissance
Lost: 26/05/1940
Flying Officer Hugh C. Peyton, Southern Rhodesia Air Force CR/2916, 1 Sqdn., age 21, 26/05/1940, Nairobi (Forest Road) Cemetery, Kenya
Corporal Frederick H. Kimpton, Southern Rhodesia Air Force CR/606, 1 Sqdn., age 25, 26/05/1940, Nairobi (Forest Road) Cemetery, Kenya
It is presumed that they lost their way in the extremely difficult country, and made a crash-landing. Months afterwards their aircraft was located.

The Story of 237 (Rhodesia) Squadron

Revision history:

22-Jun-2011 13:37 ThW Added
09-May-2013 07:59 Nepa Updated [Operator, Narrative]
09-Apr-2022 03:27 Ron Averes Updated [Operator]

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