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Vengeance AN944

Aircraft Model:Vultee Vengeance Mk. I
Units:No. 82 Squadron, RAF


27 October 1942Aircraft struck a floodlight on the side of the runway during take-off from Begumpet, India, causing it to flip on to its back and crash.
Pilot: F/O EDWARD LOUGHRY REIS, RAAF 400291 (Killed)
Observer: Sgt CHARLES MARKLEW, RAFVR 946993 (Died of Injuries)


Anon. 2014 A Vengeance crash at Begumpet, Hyderabad, India, 72 years ago. Royal Air Force Commands. Retrieved 2 January 2019 from <http://www.rafcommands.com/india/a-vengeance-crash-at-begumpet-hyderabad-india-72-years-ago/>.

National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1960, REIS Edward Loughry - (Flying Officer); Service Number - 400291; File type - Casualty - Repatriation; Aircraft - Vultee Vengeance AN944; Place - Begumpet Aerodrome, Karachi, India; Date - 27 October 1942, A705, 163/54/71.

Robertson, B. 1979 British Military Aircraft Serials, 1911-1979. Cambridge: Patrick Stephens Ltd.

Record updated on 2 January 2019.


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