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BROUGH, RICHMOND

Aircraft Information
Aircraft Halifax
Serial Number GD413
Markings -C
Memorial information
Burial/Memorial Country United Kingdom
Burial/Memorial Place Driffield Cemetery
Grave Reference Grave 6206.
IBCC Memorial Information
Phase 2
Panel Number 136
Enlistment information
Service Number 416084
Service Royal New Zealand Air Force
Group 4
Squadron 1663 HCU
Trade Pilot
Country of origin if different
Miscellaneous information
As a result of the air accident investigation, the mild steel bolts at the wing root were subsequently changed to high tensile steel
Fellow Servicemen
BURT VC (Sgt)
CRESSWELL DW (AC2)
JEFFERY RE (P/O)
LAWRENCE TR (Sgt)
O’CONNOR HW (Sgt)
RAWLING SG (P/O)
REES DJ (Sgt)
SHEPPARD CP (Sgt)
TARREN RJ (Sgt)
TINCH PA (Sgt)
WARREN FH (Sgt)
Last Operation information
Start Date 06-Apr-1943
End Date 06-Apr-1943
Takeoff Station Rufforth
Day/Night raid Day
Operation Training- fighter affiliation exercise
Reason for Loss Approximately 20 minutes into the exercise and while at 6000', the starboard wing became detached. The aircraft crashed south of Driffield, Yorkshire