LANGLEY, Keith Albert

Plane was a Stirling EH894 Operation Frankfurt Reason for Loss The aircraft was hit by flak and attacked by an enemy night fighter, killing the rear gunner F/S Langley. The aircraft otherwise made a safe return to England. None of the other crew were injured.

Last Name
LANGLEY
Given Names
Keith Albert
Service Number
417496
Date of Birth
03/01/1919
Birth Location
Hyde Park S.A
Enlistment Date
23/05/1942
Enlistment Location
Adelaide
1Wags Start Date
23/07/1942
Course Details
WAGS Course 28
Intake Date
23/07/1942
Finish Date
14/12/1942
To
3BAGS
Kill Date or Discharge Date
04/10/1943 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
620 SQN
Rank
Flight Sergeant
Operations
Accidental England
Date of Death
04/10/1943
Age
24
Cemetery / Memorial
Brookwood Military Cemetery Surrey UK
Notes

Plane was a Stirling EH894 Operation Frankfurt Reason for Loss The aircraft was hit by flak and attacked by an enemy night fighter, killing the rear gunner F/S Langley. The aircraft otherwise made a safe return to England. None of the other crew were injured.

Posting on Death
620 Squadron
NAA Status
NOT YET EXAMINED

Acknowledgements

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