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Constabaris, James (Flight Lieutenant)

Killed in Flying Accident 1942-May-23

Birth Date: 1917 (age 25)

Alexander & Helen Constabaris

Home: Vancouver, British Columbia (parents)

Service
RCAF
Unit
(B) Ferry Command- Ferry Command (RAF)
Base
RCAF Stn. Gander, Newfoundland
Rank
Flight Lieutenant
Marshal
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
SergeantSGT
CorporalCPL
Senior AircraftmanSAC
Leading AircraftmanLAC
Aircraftman 1st ClassAC1
Aircraftman 2nd ClassAC2
Position
Pilot
Service Numbers
C/1087

RAF Ferry Command, Dorval, Quebec. Hudson Mk IIIa FH-233 missing at sea en-route from Dorval, Quebec to the United Kingdom, crashing off the coast of County Sligo, Northern Ireland.

Aircraft went down in the sea off Carrowabinna Point, Donegal Bay, County Sligo. The body of F/Lt Constabaris was found six days later off Drumbannon Point, Donegal Bay, County Sligo.

Killed: F/Lt James Constabaris RCAF pilot C/1087 KIFA Irvinestown Church of Ireland Churchyard Plot 1. Grave 1. Pilot Officer Kenneth Busbridge Dyer RAF KIFA Ottawa Memorial Panel 1. Column 3. Sergeant Donald Eugene Engemoen RCAF R/103709 KIFA Ottawa Memorial Panel 1. Column 5.

Canada Source Canadian Virtual War Memorial

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

Home
Google MapVancouver, British Columbia (parents)
Burial
Google MapIrvinestown Church Of Ireland Churchyard
Plot 1 Grave 1

Hudson FH233

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.

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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. llla FH233

RAF Ferry Command, Dorval, Quebec. Hudson IIIa aircraft #FH 233 missing at sea enroute from Dorval, Quebec to the United Kingdom, crashing off the coast of County Sligo, Eire
1942-May-23 Accident: RAF Ferry COMMAND Loc: At Sea Names: Constabaris | Dyer | Engemoen

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