W.129  3rd Officer  Mary Elizabeth 'Anne' Powys
 flag england  b. 12 Nov 1921, London 1 Jun 1943 to 13 Aug 1945 

 mary powys 1945  RAeC 1945



Father: Atherton Richard Norman Powys, LLB (a solicitor, c/o Pollock & Co, 50 Pall Mall, London W1), Mother: Elsie Dyus [Mattingley]

Ed. Wycombe Abbey School

prev. ATA aircraft electrician from 9 Jun 1942

Address in 1943: 56 Curzon St, London W1

 ab initio trainee

Postings: 12FPP, 15FPP

 Off sick from 22 Jun to 27 Jul 1943 with a burnt leg

3 Accidents, 1 her fault:

- 20 Aug 1943, a forced landing in Magister P6373 after engine failure on an attempted go-round

 - 8 Nov 1944, she overshot the landing in Spitfire Va X4922, partly due to a defective ASI

- 26 Jun 1945, another forced landing, this time in Seafire III NN192, after the port wing gun panel became detached


Gained her Royal Aero Club Certificate No 20516 on 22 Aug 1945, under the ATA's 'Wings' Scheme, having amassed 310 hrs


 d. 3 Jan 1995 - Fakenham, Norfolk


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