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FORSTER, JOHN

Aircraft Information
Aircraft Oxford
Serial Number DF536
Markings
Memorial information
Burial/Memorial Country United Kingdom
Burial/Memorial Place Driffield Cemetery
Grave Reference Grave 6191.
IBCC Memorial Information
Phase 2
Panel Number 165
Enlistment information
Service Number R/92075
Service Royal Canadian Air Force
Group 4
Squadron 1484 Flt
Trade Pilot
Country of origin if different
Last Operation information
Start Date 03-Nov-1942
End Date 03-Nov-1942
Takeoff Station Driffield
Day/Night raid Day
Operation Training- night bombing practice
Reason for Loss Dived into the ground almost immediately after takeoff and burst into flames. Accident investigators concluded that there may have been an explosion in the starboard engine or wing