Service Details
Name:
SCHRAGGER
Given Name:
SYDNEY
Initials:
S
Service No:
791171
Trade:
Pilot
Rank:
Flight Sergeant
Other Casualties of this Rank
Regiment:
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
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Unit:
60 Sqdn.
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Date of Death:
1943-07-06
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Cause of Death:
Died in Aircraft Accident, Blenheim IV V6504, lost propeller on air-test, control lost, dived into ground miles south of Yelahanka; F/Sgt S. Schragger (Pilot) and F/Sgt W. Brister (Obs) killed. At 0810 hours F Sgt Schragger and his observer F Sgt Brister took off in V6504 on an air test. AT 0820 hours the port air screw flew off and the plane dived in from approximately 1000 feet killing both occupants immediately
Additional
Information:
A Hurricane Pilot. Of Rhodesia. ***Jewish.
Commemoration
Country:
India
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Cemetery:
MADRAS WAR CEMETERY, CHENNAI
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Grave Reference:
1. G. 17.

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