RAF Pilot Log Book

Flying career of Robert "Bert" Penny.

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RAF Pilot Log Book
Robert "Bert" Penny

On 5th January 1949 Bert flew Meteor IV (VT123), the maneuver he was on was Wing Balbo, however the Log reads "Wing Balbo (Killed)". The Meteor he was flying crashed as a result of engine failure, during landing the plane cart wheeled and he was killed. A newspaper cutting gives brief details:
Dundee Courier
Image © 'Dundee Courier 08-01-1949' (Image created courtesy of THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD).

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