Seven Aircraft Recovered by Stan Shaw

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Seven Aircraft Recovered by Stan Shaw

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A list of seven aircraft recovered by Stan Shaw and his team.

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One handwritten sheet

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IBCC Digital Archive

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6) [underlined] SWANNINGTON MOSQUITO [/underlined]
METHOD OF TRANSPORT. FUSELAGE LIFTED FROM WINGS. (3 QUEEN MARY’S). HUMAN BALAST ON TAIL. BOLT CROPPERS TO CUT CABLE. CRANE JIB. HIGH WIND.
7) [underlined] LITTLE PORT B.24. LIBERATOR [/underlined]
A/C BLEW UP AT 16,000 ft. WRECKAGE SPREAD 3 MILES. BOMBS UNEXPLODED UNDER 4 ENGINES. CREW MEMBER IMPRINT. AMMUNITION. WING IN FARMYARD FILLED WITH EGGS. WIRELESS SET AND KITE ON PARACHUTE.
8) [underlined] DUXFORD. MUSTANG COLLISION [/underlined]
COLLIDED WITH WINGMAN OVER AIRFIELD. DOING VICTORY ROLLS. 1 AIRCRAFT LANDED WITH DAMAGED FIN. OTHER BY ROADSIDE. DIVED VERTICAL FORMED CRATER. PILOT OR ENGINE NOT RETRIEVED. 25 ft. DEEP.
9). [underlined] HETHEL [/underlined] 389 BOMBER SQDN. LIBS. SKY SCORPIONS
HALIFAX. CAT. B.
BILLETED WITH C109 CREW AIRCRAFT TRANSPORTING PETROL TO ADVANCED AIRFIELDS IN FRANCE. WENT ON TRIP. TRAINING DAK PILOT ONTO 4 ENGINES. 7 LANDINGS.
RETURNING AMERICAN AIRCREW P.O.W.s FROM SWITZERLAND. KNEE DEEP IN CHOCOLATE & ALPENHORNS
10). [underlined] WATTON. LANCASTER. CAT. B. [/underlined]
FLIP IN 8th AF PRY MOSQUITO. 3 IN FORMATION. RATTLING IN REAR FUSELAGE CONTROL BRACKETS FELL OFF – 2 FORTS ON COOKS TOUR OVER GERMANY. COLLIDED NEAR BASE IN MIST. 64 KILLED.
11). [underlined] BRIZE NORTON [/underlined] GERMAN A/C. FOR EXHIBITION IN HYDE PARK
12). [underlined] KEMBLE [/underlined] LANCASTER. COLCHESTER & CHELMSFORD EXIBITION. [sic]

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Stan Shaw, “Seven Aircraft Recovered by Stan Shaw,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed July 7, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/25993.

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