Lieut. John Nutt, 3 Commando Brigade HQ, died in a plane crash near Marseilles. He was aboard Dakota, KN557 of No 271 Sqn. RAF. Apparently the aircraft's position was fixed incorrectly and the pilot was given a wrong course to steer. The aircraft struck high ground at 1000 feet in poor weather conditions. [Sources: CWGC / The book Final Landings, author Colin Cummings.]
Mazargues War Cemetery Marseilles
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