Pilot Officer Horace Arthur NEVETT

From Australia serving in the Royal Air Force

Service No: 86701 (RAFVR)
Born: Date, Location unavailable
Enlisted in the RAF: Date unavailable
Unit: No. 24 Elementary Flying Training School
Died: Injuries from Aircraft Accident (No. 24 Elementary Flying Training School Magister aircraft R1813 on 10 February 1941), Bedfordshire, 16 February 1941, Aged 26 Years
Buried: Luton Church Burial Ground, Bedfordshire
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Arthur Hereward Nevett and Norma Ord Nevett, of Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
Roll of Honour: Unknown

On 10 February 1941, Pilot Officer Nevett, a flying instructor, crashed near Streatley in Magister R1813. He was executing a steep turn with flaps down and had insufficient power available resulting in a stall, from which he had insufficient height to recover. A student pilot on board was also injured in the crash.


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