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Lloyd, Leland Cooper (Civilian)

Killed in Flying Accident 1943-August-06

Birth Date: 1912-August-20 (age 30)

Born: Texas, USA

Son of Everett Cooper Lloyd and Nellie Fredericka Lloyd

Husband of Alice Genevieve Lloyd, of San Antonio, Texas

Home: San Antonio, Texas

Service
RAF
Unit
45 Group (RAF)
Base
Dorval, Quebec
Rank
Civilian
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/1st Officer
Service Numbers

Hudson MK Vl EW898

Aircraft Ferrying 1943-August-06 to 1943-August-06

45 () Ferry Command (RAF) Dorval, Quebec

45 RAF Group Transport Command, Dorval, Quebec. Hudson aircraft EW 898 was on a training flight when it crashed near Martintown, Ontario

Wireless Operator Sergeant GSB Newman (RCAF) and two American Civilian Pilots, LC Lloyd and HM Smither were all killed in this flying accident, cause unknown

Ocean Bridge, The history of RAF Ferry Command by Carl A Christie page 320

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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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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 Vl EW898



1943-August-06 Accident: 45 GROUP RAF Loc: Martintown Quebec Names: Lloyd | Newman | Smither

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