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28TH61ST+ONE

Richard Michael STORR



Richard Michael STORR
28TH61ST+ONE, Dec 6, 2017
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Flight Lieutenant Richard Michael STORR No. 5200868 Central Flying School, RAF Kemble, stationed at RAF Little Rissington.
Born 6 November 1945, died 13 December 1971 aged 26. His ashes were laid to rest 17 December 1971.

Credit to following extract to http://www.aircrewremembered.com/longden-david.html

He was the rear seated pilot of Gnat XR567, being flown by Flight Lieutenant David Clem Longden. The Gnat after coming out of a roll the aircraft pitched and yawed without changing its flight path, the fin, rudder and outer portions of the mainframe broke off the aircraft resulting in the Gnat tumbling and crashed into the airfield bursting into flames and disintegrating. He ejected at 300 ft but at an altitude insufficient for the parachute to deploy, both crew were killed. He was training to become a (QFI)

At rest at Little Rissington St Peter Churchyard, Gloucestershire.