Leading Aircraftman James Stephen COOGAN

From Australia serving in the Royal Air Force

Service No: 1252908 (RAFVR)
Born: Date, Location unavailable
Enlisted in the RAF: Date unavailable
Unit: No. 5 Flying Training School, RAF Station Driffield, Yorkshire
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 5 Flying Training School Master aircraft T8570), Driffield, 7 March 1941, Aged 21 Years
Buried: Stoke-upon-Trent (St Peter) Churchyard, Shropshire
CWGC Additional Information: Son of James Henry and Alice Maude Coogan, of Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Roll of Honour: Unknown

On 7 March 1941, Leading Aircraftman Coogan, a pilot under training, crashed while attempting to overshoot following a night landing. The aircraft overshot the flare path and hit the ground killing him.


Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
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