Wellington, X-3361, January 31, 1943, Info

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Wellington, X-3361, January 31, 1943, Info

Post by georgetanksherman » Sat Apr 13, 2019 12:12 am

Looking for further in on this aircraft, Wellington, X-3361, January 31, 1943, was being ferried from the 43 Maintenance Unit to the RCAF 425 Squadron, it seems that as well as the flight crew it also had some maintenance personnel on board. can some one tell me who the crew are for this aircraft, and I know I am pushing it but the same as the maintenance folks, fitters, engine mech. Thank You !

Crew and Maintenance:
LAC J.A.T. Rioux, Survived crash, but injured

Cpl J.A.G. Broulette, Survived crash, but injured
Cpl G.J. Giguere, R/53388, RCAF, Thessalon, Ontario, Canada - KIFA
Cpl J.G.A. Savignac, Survived crash, but injured

Sgt D.M. Coates, Survived crash, but injured
Sgt J.V.M Deschenes, Survived crash, but injured
Sgt R.G.C. Cater, 1384736, RAFVR, Horringer, Suffolk, England - KIFA
Sgt J.M.G. Perron, Survived crash, but injured
Sgt J.D. Wray, Survived crash, but injured

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Re: Wellington, X-3361, January 31, 1943, Info

Post by Temujin » Sat Apr 13, 2019 9:16 am

georgetanksherman wrote:
Sat Apr 13, 2019 12:12 am
Looking for further in on this aircraft, Wellington, X-3361, January 31, 1943, was being ferried from the 43 Maintenance Unit to the RCAF 425 Squadron, it seems that as well as the flight crew it also had some maintenance personnel on board. can some one tell me who the crew are for this aircraft, and I know I am pushing it but the same as the maintenance folks, fitters, engine mech. Thank You !

Crew and Maintenance:
LAC J.A.T. Rioux, Survived crash, but injured

Cpl J.A.G. Broulette, Survived crash, but injured
Cpl G.J. Giguere, R/53388, RCAF, Thessalon, Ontario, Canada - KIFA
Cpl J.G.A. Savignac, Survived crash, but injured

Sgt D.M. Coates, Survived crash, but injured
Sgt J.V.M Deschenes, Survived crash, but injured
Sgt R.G.C. Cater, 1384736, RAFVR, Horringer, Suffolk, England - KIFA
Sgt J.M.G. Perron, Survived crash, but injured
Sgt J.D. Wray, Survived crash, but injured
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Screen shots from “They Shall Not Grow Old”........sorry, info was on two columns so had to take two photos:
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I’ll look for more info

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Re: Wellington, X-3361, January 31, 1943, Info

Post by Temujin » Sat Apr 13, 2019 9:27 am

FS Perron was the Pilot of the aircraft:
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Re: Wellington, X-3361, January 31, 1943, Info

Post by Temujin » Sat Apr 13, 2019 9:35 am

Cpl G.J. Giguere, R/53388
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Re: Wellington, X-3361, January 31, 1943, Info

Post by Temujin » Sat Apr 13, 2019 11:07 am

George, just to confirm the crew. FS Perron’s crew flew a mission the night before, and confirms the crew. NOTE: this WASN’T the aircraft that they had the accident, although if you read the report the aircraft had to return with it’s bomb load due to a fault in their aircraft
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Re: Wellington, X-3361, January 31, 1943, Info

Post by Temujin » Sat Apr 13, 2019 11:15 am

Found the crash and crew and maintenance people on the ORB
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I “zoomed in” to hopefully give you a better look at the details
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Re: Wellington, X-3361, January 31, 1943, Info

Post by georgetanksherman » Tue Apr 16, 2019 6:18 pm

Awesome info, as usual, really appreciate the help with that one ! was a bit of a handful !

Cheers

George

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