Personnel Index - Detail

Name
SCOBERG
First Names
James Henry
Rank
AC2
Service
RAF
Service Number
521729
Crew Position
Passenger
Posting Details
Posted in 3/38
Date of Death
31/03/1938
Cemetery

 

Photographed by Malcolm Brooke


AC2 Scoberg was a passenger in Hind K6643 piloted by Sgt BG Davies which collided with Hind K6753 flown by P/O J N Tyrrell over Scampton airfield on the 31st March 1938.



The photograph showing K6643 is courtesy of Dom Howard.
 



From the Squadron ORB
 



From RAF News in Flight Magazine 7th April 1938



Hawker Hinds in formation photographed from K6643?
 

With thanks to the Lincolnshire Echo

From the Lincolnshire Echo 31st March 1938

Click this link to read the full text.
 

The 49Squadron Association is very grateful to Jim Whalley of the Joint Casualty and Compassionate Centre (JCCC) at Innsworth, Gloucester for his assistance in researching details of the above death.