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Whitley Z6834 crashed in the North Sea 29/1-1943.
The aircraft belonged to RAF 3 OTU Coastal Command and was coded KG-?
T/O Acklington OP: Training
At 14:05 hours the pilot Sgt Dennis Victor Corrigan reported that he would
return to base due to engine problems. A little later he announced that he would
have to ditch the Whitley.
The dead body of Co-pilot W/O James Alfred Cook was found drifted ashore on the
beach two kilometres south of Lønstrup on 15/4. He was laid to rest in
Frederikshavn cemetery on 21/4-1943.
The five other members of the six man crew have no known graves and are
commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.
Sources: BF, Flyhistorisk Tidsskrift, CWGC.
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