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Chabara, Alexander James (Flight Sergeant)

Killed in Flying Accident 1943-September-16

Birth Date: 1918 (age 25)

Nick & Rose Chabara

Home: Vilna, Alberta (parents)

301 (OT) FTU- Ferry Training Unit (RAF)
RAF Lyneham
Flight Sergeant
Air Chief MarshalA/C/M
Air MarshalA/M
Air Vice MarshalA/V/M
Air CommodoreA/C
Group CaptainG/C
Wing CommanderW/C
Squadron LeaderS/L
Flight LieutenantF/L
Flying OfficerF/O
Pilot OfficerP/O
Warrant Officer 1st ClassWO1
Warrant Officer 2nd ClassWO2
Flight SergeantFS
Senior AircraftmanSAC
Leading AircraftmanLAC
Aircraftman 1st ClassAC1
Aircraftman 2nd ClassAC2
Wireless Air Gunner
Service Numbers

301 Ferry Training Unit, Lyneham, England. Hudson aircraft AM-885 crashed at Curraghmore, Ireland on a training flight.

Crew, all fatalities in the crash: Flight Sergeant Alexander James Chabara RCAF R/131724 KITA Eglantine Church Of Ireland Cemetery Sec. E. Grave 35. Flight Sergeant John Colhoun RAF KITA Paisley Cemetery Hawkhead Sec. R. Grave 667. Flight Sergeant Pryce Owen RAF KITA Machpelah Cemetery Penygroes, Gwynedd Wales Sec. E. Grave 107.

Canada Source Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Canada Primary Source Library and Archives Canada Service Files (may not exist)

Google MapVilna, Alberta (parents)
Google MapEglantine Church of Ireland Cemetery
Sec E Grave 35

Lockheed Hudson A-28 A-29 AT-18

Lockheed Hudson
Source National Air Force Museum of Canada.

The Lockheed Hudson was an American-built light bomber and coastal reconnaissance aircraft built initially for the Royal Air Force (RAF) shortly before the outbreak of the Second World War and primarily operated by the RAF thereafter. The Hudson served throughout the war, mainly with Coastal Command, but also in transport and training roles, as well as delivering agents into occupied France. They were also used extensively with the Royal Canadian Air Force's (RCAF) anti-submarine squadrons. National Air Force Museum of Canada.

YouTube Hudson

Wkikpedia Wikipedia Hudson

General Harold A Skaarup Web Page

Kestrek Publications Hudon - Kestrel Publications

CASPIR Aircraft Groups:
RCAF On Strength (247), RCAF 400 Squadron (2), Canadian Aircraft Losses (245), Canadian Ferried (1)
last update: 2021-12-21 01:36:53

Hudson Mk. V(L.R.) AM885

#301 Ferry Training Unit, Lyneham, England. Hudson aircraft # AM 885 crashed at Curraghmore, Ireland. Two RAF airmen were also killed

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