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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 118815
Last updated: 7 November 2020
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Date:20-OCT-1942
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk Vb
Owner/operator:334th FSqn USAAF
Registration: BM193
C/n / msn: CBAF....
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea off Clacton, Essex -   United Kingdom
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
BM193 Spitfire MkVb. Delivered to RAF at 12MU 10-3-42. To 457 Squadron 27-3-42. To 611 Squadron 30-5-42. To 71 Squadron 3-8-42. To 334 FS, USAAF 1-10-42

Written off when engine cut, and ditched off Clacton, Essex 20-10-42. Pilot killed - pilot was O-885178 2nd Lt Anthony Joseph Seaman. Total Flying Hours 219.10

Sources:

http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/db.asp
http://www.spitfires.ukf.net/p026.htm
http://www.usaafdata.com/?q=node/115547


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-Jan-2012 06:39 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Registration]
05-May-2012 13:56 Dr. John Smith Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Source, Narrative]
25-Sep-2012 01:23 Nepa Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]
26-Mar-2020 19:17 DG333 Updated [Operator, Operator]

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