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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 140898
Last updated: 12 November 2020
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Date:03-APR-1942
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire PR Mk IV
Owner/operator:1 PRU Royal Air Force (1 PRU RAF)
Registration: AA797
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:fjord between Frosta and Tømmerdalen in Leksvik -   Norway
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Wick, Scotland
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Spitfire AA797 failed to return after his eleventh sortie over Norway. He was shot down by Staffelkäpitan Hermann Segatz of 8./JG 5. The spitfire crashed into the fjord between Frosta and Tømmerdalen in Leksvik. 3.4-42
Crew:
F/Sgt (748630) Mervyn Anthony JONES (pilot) RAFVR - managed to bail out, but drowned

Sources:

https://tihlde.org/~ktsorens/flyvrak/oppauran.html_


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
31-Dec-2011 01:34 Nepa Added
07-Nov-2014 07:11 Anthony G. Updated [Aircraft type, Departure airport, Narrative]

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