28.08.1944 No. 83 Group Support Unit Typhoon R8897 Fl/Lt. Jonas
Operation: Air test
Date:28th August 1944
Unit: No. 83 Group Support Unit
Location: Milford, Surrey
Pilot: Fl/Lt. Adrian Conway Jonas 125528 RAFVR Age 26. Killed
REASON FOR LOSS:
Very little is known regarding the accident - page placed so that others with further detailed information and or photographs are able to assist relatives who seek information.
During a test flight it is understood that the Typhoon suffered a catastrophic structural failure with the aircraft coming down near Milford, Surrey.
The pilot previously served with 198 Squadron.
Fl/Lt. Adrian Conway Jonas. Rickmansworth Cemetery (Chorleywood Road) Section DD. Row 2. Grave 20. Son of Edward and Conway Florence Jonas (née Hoole), of Southwold, Suffolk. Member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons. Grave inscription reads: “He Is Ours To Remember When Others Forget.”
Researched for Scott Fleming (nephew) and dedicated to the relatives of this pilot with thanks to sources as quoted below: