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CHRISTIE, JOHN

Aircraft Information
Aircraft Wellington X
Serial Number HE201
Markings
Memorial information
Burial/Memorial Country United Kingdom
Burial/Memorial Place Ollerton Cemetery
Grave Reference R.C. Portion. Grave 824.
IBCC Memorial Information
Phase 1
Panel Number 20
Enlistment information
Service Number J/28782
Service Royal Canadian Air Force
Group 93
Squadron 82 OTU
Trade Air Gunner
Country of origin if different Canada
Fellow Servicemen
COUGHLAN J (F/O)
DAYMAN HG (F/O)
Last Operation information
Start Date 12-Oct-1943
End Date 12-Oct-1943
Takeoff Station Gamston
Day/Night raid Day
Operation Training
Reason for Loss Aircraft took off at 1448hrs. As the aircraft climbed away the port engine cut out, necessitating an immediate crash landing. In doing so the aircraft crashed into trees between Haughton Chapel and Bevercotes, 5 miles SSE of Retford, Notts.