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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 91456
Last updated: 28 March 2015
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Time:ca 1445
Type:Supermarine Spitfire Mk IX
Owner/operator:401 (Canadian) Sqn, RAF
Registration: BR630
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Minor
Location:Near Coulsdon, Surrey -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:RAF Kenley
Destination airport:RAF Kenley

Spitfire BR630 sustained Category A damage in a mid-air collision with Spitfire AB460 during flying practice. Landed safely at base. F/O Arthur Ince RCAF was uninjured.
The Spitfire was repaired on site and returned to service.

On 15/8/43 BR630 was lost in action during combat with Fw190s near Gravelines.

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01-Dec-2014 06:41 angels one five Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Total occupants, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
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