M.834 *

2nd Officer

(Flt Sgt, Seconded from RAF)

John Shepherd 
 flag wales  b. 13 Apr 1921, Cardiff  18 Jan 1943 to Nov-43 





"This pilot came to ATA from the RAF with a little over 200 hours on light types. His Class 1 training was rather slow and although he showed about average ability his judgement and airmanship were not very consistent"

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d. 3 Nov 1943 (Died in ATA Service) Beaufighter X NE203 hit the ground in a vertical dive, 6 mi W of Wrexham. The investigation concluded that "the pilot flew into cloud and lost control of his aircraft."

buried Cardiff Central Cemetery

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