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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 145447
Last updated: 17 November 2020
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Date:19-APR-1943
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk Vc
Owner/operator:417 (City of Windsor) Sqn RCAF
Registration: JG726
C/n / msn: CBAF....
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Goubrine -   Tunisia
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Goubrine, Tunisia
Destination airport:
Narrative:
JG726 Spitfire Mk Vc: Delivered to 9 MU, RAF Cosford 11-12-42. To 222 MU 24-12-42. To Inchanga 11-1-43. To Takoradi 7-2-43. To Middle East 14-3-43. To 417 Squadron, RCAF ('AN-L'). Damaged beyond repair when hit Hudson FK385 on take-off at Goubrine, Tunisia 19-4-43.
Wreckage recovered to Gabs, Tunisia, where stripped down for spares and scrapped on site

Sources:

https://www.flickr.com/photos/39411748@N06/6344922143/
https://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205188616
http://www.spitfires.ukf.net/p048.htm


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-May-2012 07:36 Dr. John Smith Added
15-Aug-2012 06:53 Nepa Updated [Operator]
26-Jan-2013 14:47 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]
09-May-2013 07:12 Nepa Updated [Operator]
26-Jan-2015 09:18 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]
04-Jun-2015 15:56 Angel dick one Updated [Operator]

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