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March 23, 1943
113 Squadron  West Camp - RCAF Station Yarmouth Aircraft:   Lockheed  Hudson    Crashed at take off at the end of the runway.  Rescue crew arrived on the scene just as the plane exploded into flames.  Casualties included the four crew members and two ground rescue crew personnel. Death was instantaneous and caused by multiple injuries and burns. Crew Tripp, Charles Leroy      RCAF  Pilot/Flying Officer   Service No: J/8321 Age 21 Died: March 23, 1943 Buried:   Belleville Cemetery (Sec. L.6.67) Son of Charles D. Tripp and Florence A. Tripp, of Montreal, Province of Quebec. Baille, Alexander J RCAF  OBS    Flight Sergeant   Service No: R/124717 Age 24 Died:  March 23, 1943 Buried:  River John (Bellevue) Cemetery   Son of George William and Mary Myrtle Baillie, of River John. Cavers, John Franklin RCAF  WAG   Warrant Officer Class II    Service No:  R/97637 Age: 26 Died: March 23, 1943 Buried:   Carleton Place United Cemeteries  (St. Fillans Sec. Lot 20) Son of Thomas Edgar and Bessie Cavers, of Almonte, Ontario, Canada. Tarrant Mervin E RCAF  WAG   Flight Sergeant    Service No:  R/97649 Age 23 Died: March 23, 1943 Buried: New Westminister (Fraser) Cemetery (Range 8. Block 44. Lot C) Son of Henry and Susan Mary E. Tarrant, of New Westminster. Ground Crew Hallek Frank RCAF   LAC   Aircraftman 1st Class   Service No: R/177737 Age 22 Died: March 23, 1943 Buried:  Winnipeg (Elmwood Cemetery (Lot 605. Sec. Grave 2)      Son of Konstantin and Sophia Hallek, of Winnipeg. Briggs Lloyd E RCAF  LAC Leading Aircraftman   Service No: R/73073 Age 29 Died: March 23, 1943 Buried: Stilesville Cemetery (Lot 21) Son of Edward Vent Briggs and Elizabeth Mary Briggs, of Moncton, New Brunswick
Lockheed Hudson
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March 23, 1943 - Crash RCAF Station Yarmouth
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