Traces of World War 2 
RAF - Service Flying Training School No. 7
10/05/1940 - 30/06/1940

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RAF - Service Flying Training School, No.7

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Operations and losses 10/05/1940 - 30/06/1940
Not all operations listed; those with fatal losses are.

15/05/1940: Dive bombing exercises, UK. 1 Plane lost, 1 KIA
06/06/1940: Training, UK. 2 Planes lost

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Hart T - K5892 - 7 FTS - crashed on landing Netheravon

Source: Henk Welting, (Old) RAF Commands Forum, Unaccounted airmen 22-4-1940

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15/05/1940: Dive bombing exercises, UK

Type: Hart
Serial number: ?, -?
Operation: dive bombing exercises
Lost: 15/05/1940
Leading Airman John Rees, Fleet Air Arm, RN D/JX135276, H.M.S. Daedalus, [7 FTS], age unknown, 15/05/1940, Garndiffaith (St. John's) Burial Ground, UK. - air crash

British Leading Airman J. Rees of 7 SFTS Peterborough was killed when his Hart dived into the sea during dive bombing exercises off West Freugh.

Source: British and Other Navies in World War 2 Day-by-Day

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06/06/1940: Training, UK

Type: Hart T
Serial number: K4991, -?
Operation: Training
Lost: 06/06/1940
A/Ldg Airman Ridley RN - survived.
Crashed on landing Peterborough, damaged in heavy landing; became a GI airframe.

Type: Hart T
Serial number: K6459, -?
Operation: Training
Lost: 06/06/1940
A/Ldg Airman Turner RN - survived.
Crashed on landing Peterborough, damaged in heavy landing; became a GI airframe.

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Air of Authority
Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database
Australian War Memorial
Bail-outs for 1940
T.K. Derry (1952), The Campaign in Norway
Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Casualty Lists Royal Navy
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Fleet Air Arm Archive 1939-1945
Fleet Air Arm Museum
Fleet Air Arm Archive 1939-1945: Prisoners of War
Lee-on-Solent Memorial (missing FAA members)
Prisoners of War captured in Europe 1940
RAF - Campaign Diary - The Battle of France (May-June 1940)
RAF Museum: British Military Aviation in 1940
RAF Order of Battle, France, 10th May 1940
Royal Air Force History Section
The Royal Air Force, 1939-1945
The Second World War - a day by day account

The War in France and Flanders, 1939-1940, by Major L.F. Ellis, 1954

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Discussion Groups
Luftwaffe and Allied Air Forces Discussion Forum
RAF Commands Forum

Abbreviations used in the Royal Air Force
Code Names & RAF Vocabulary

Air Aces
Airwar over Denmark
Allied World War II Casualties in the Netherlands
Armée de l'Air - Order of Battle, 10th May 1940
Australian Wargraves
Axis History Factbook
De Belgen in Engeland 1940-1945 (in Dutch)
Belgian Aviation History Association Archaeological Team
British Aircraft Directory
British Aviation Archaeological Council - Books and research links
Canada's Air Force History
HMS Cavalier
Ciel de Gloire (in French) RAF Squadrons
CWGC Cemeteries Germany
CWGC Cemeteries Netherlands
Czechoslovak airmen in the RAF 1940-1945
Danish WW2 Pilots

Dutch Pilots in RAF Squadrons
Eagles Squadrons (American pilots in the RAF)
Foreign Aircraft Landings in Ireland 1939-1946
Håkans aviation page (from Sweden, in English)
'High flight', poem by John Gillespie Magee
An Irish Airman Foresees His Death, poem by W.B. Yeats
Jagdgeschwader 27 (in German)
Luchtoorlog ('Arial War', in Dutch, with many photos)
Land Forces of Britain, the Empire and Commonwealth
The Luftwaffe, 1933-1945
Luftwaffe and Allied Air Forces Discussion Forum
The National Ex-Prisoners of War Association
Nordic Aviation during WW2 aircraft of WW2
Polish Air Force 1940-1947 Operations Record Books
RAF Battle of Britain
RAF Upwood
De Slag om de Grebbeberg
Warbird Alley
War over Holland
World War II Aircraft wrecksites in Norway

Aircraft crashes on the North Yorkshire Moors, England
The Lancastershire Aircraft Investigation Team
Luftfahrt-Archäologie in Schleswig Holstein (in German)
North East Diary 1939-1945
Wartime Leicester and Leicestershire

The Aerodrome - Aces and Aircraft of World War 1
WW1 Cemeteries

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