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JANNINGS, DEREK

Aircraft Information
Aircraft Defiant
Serial Number N3501
Markings
Memorial information
Burial/Memorial Country United Kingdom
Burial/Memorial Place Driffield Cemetery
Grave Reference Grave 6176.
IBCC Memorial Information
Phase 2
Panel Number 188
Enlistment information
Service Number 401387
Service Royal New Zealand Air Force
Group 4
Squadron 1484 Flt
Trade Pilot
Country of origin if different
Last Operation information
Start Date 15-Sep-1942
End Date 15-Sep-1942
Takeoff Station Driffield
Day/Night raid Day
Operation Training- gunnery training sortie
Reason for Loss Undercarriage jammed on return to base. The pilot attempted to free the mechanism by a series of aerobatic manoeuvres but lost control and crashed 5 miles west of Scarborough