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Robert W Inglis

Military

Pilot Beaufighter F Mk VI ND262 417th NFS, 63rd FW, 12th AF, lost on area patrol from Borgo aerodrome, 20th July 44, made contact with E/A aircraft, intercepted and shot down A/C into Mediterranean sea, reported to have declared he was going down to inspect wreckage, no further contact made, extensive ASR next day revealed axis and allied dingy's and life vests, no trace found of crew. KIA. MACR 7068.

Service

Units served with

  • 417th Night Fighter Squadron

    417th Night Fighter Squadron

    Squadron
    The 417th Night Fighter Squadron was activated 20 February 1943. After organisation and training at Kissimmee Air Base near Orlando, Florida, the 417th departed for oversees duty on 5 May 1943 on the Queen Elizabeth, arriving in Scotland six days...

Aircraft

  • ND262

    Beaufighter
    Beaufighter F Mk VI ND262 417th NFS, 63rd FW, 12th AF, call sign 'Waste Not #77' lost on area patrol from Borgo aerodrome, 20th July 44, made contact with E/A aircraft, intercepted and shot down A/C into Mediterranean sea, pilot declared he was going...

Events

Event Location Date
Died Mediterranean Sea 20 July 1944

Lost on area patrol from Borgo aerodrome, 20th July 44, made contact with E/A aircraft, intercepted and shot down A/C into Mediterranean sea , reported to have declared he was going down to inspect wreckage, no further contact made, extensive ASR next day revealed axis and allied dingy's and life vests, no trace found of crew. KIA. MACR 7068.

Lived in Oregon, USA
Assigned Borgo PT, Italy

417th NFS, 63rd FW, 12th AF.

Buried

Sicily-Rome American Cemetery
Nettuno, Italy.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
02 May 2015 17:31:06 Al_Skiff Changes to awards and events
Sources

http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbmsn.asp?SN=ND262&Submit6=Go MACR 7068

Date Contributor Update
02 May 2015 17:24:57 Al_Skiff Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, biography, events and unit associations
Sources

http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbmsn.asp?SN=ND262&Submit6=Go MACR 7068

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