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1944-04-26 The loss of Gerard Mallee Wildcat FN245

Crash site: RAF Yeovilton, Somerset, GB

Crash cause: flying accident; aircraft stalled and hit tree on final approach

Name

Mallee, Gerard Adriaan

G. Mallee Source: SLH. Mallee GA 1942s.jpg Yeovilton 050619 Mallee

Rank

Off MSD, S/Lt., Pilot

Decorations

None known

Born

16/11/1921

Place

Amsterdam, NL

Squadron

FAA 759 Sqn

Ops/hr

Aircraft

Wildcat Nr. FN245

Base

RNAS Yeovilton, Somerset, GB

Mission

Training

Status

KIFA, aircraft stalled and hit tree on final approach

age

22

Killed

26/4/1944

Place

RNAS Yeovilton, Somerset, GB

Buried

Yeovilton Churchyard, Somerset, GB, RNAS extension, grave D/2

Known to

OGS

yes

CWGC

no

Remarks

First flying lessons with Aeroclub CuraƧao, when he arrived there as crew of Hr.Ms. van Kinsbergen. Trained at JAAB, USA.

Source: Gerard Casius, 17/2/2007

Memorial

Mill Hill Memorial Table, London, GB

GB arrival

Send from JAAB, USA to GB.

Data

Confusion


Map 63. Yeovilton, Somerset, area where G. Mallee crashed on 26/4/1944. The site has not been pinpointed.


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