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David George Barnes

Name: David George Barnes

Rank: Leading Aircraftman

Service Number: R/206120

Branch: Royal Canadian Air Force

Date of Death: 16 May 1944

Posted to: 12 Service Flying Training School in Brandon, Manitoba, Canada.

Particulars of death:

  • Killed instantly when the Cessna Crane – 8162, he was flying in crashed and burned on 16 May 1944 at approximately 1500 hrs. The crash occured 4 miles west and 1 mile south of the Brandon aerodrome. Instructor Flying Officer Elwin Stanbury Quantril was also killed in the crash. The crash card on this incident indicates that it was a mid air collision. the second aircraft 7905 also sustained category “A” damage. The 2 pupil pilots in the other aircraft LAC H. Yousie, R/200782; and LAC E. Shirt,  RAF, 1685900 escaped with only minor injuries.  

Place of Internment:  He is intered in the Park Lawn Cemetery, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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