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08/11/1936 - Hawker Hart

On the 8th November 1936 a Hawker Hart flown by a Flying Officer James Ellis  McComb of No 611 squadron force landed near Northwich due to a loss of direction, the pilot was uninjured and the aircraft undamaged.

Flying Officer McComb

Flying Officer McComb

Flying Officer James Ellis McComb was born in 1909 and in 1934 he joined No 600 squadron AuxAF and transfered to No 611 squadron in September 1936. In 1938 Flying Officer McComb became a Flight Commander and after the war started Flying Officer McComb was given command of the squadron. Flying Officer McComb left the RAF in 1945 with the rank of Wing Commander.

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