TINCH PA
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TINCH, PETER

Aircraft Information
Aircraft Halifax
Serial Number GD413
Markings -C
Memorial information
Burial/Memorial Country United Kingdom
Burial/Memorial Place Driffield Cemetery
Grave Reference Grave 6221.
IBCC Memorial Information
Phase 2
Panel Number 254
Enlistment information
Service Number 616470
Service Royal Air Force
Group 4
Squadron 1663 HCU
Trade Flight Engineer
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
BROUGH R 084 (Sgt)
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)
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