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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 150348
Last updated: 16 June 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IIa
Owner/operator:313 Squadron Royal Air Force (313 Sqn RAF)
Registration: P8259
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location: Morlaix airfield -   France
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Portreath, Cornwall
Destination airport:
This aircraft suffered (AA) a damaged wing during a strafing attack at Morlaix on 28/09/41. F/O Karel Kasal (s).

Spitfire P8259 was repaired and later that year was converted to a Mark Va by the installation of a Merlin 45 engine.

On 23/2/43 it was wrecked and written off when it spun into the ground while being operated by No.1406 (Met.) Flight.


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Revision history:

24-Oct-2012 06:50 Nepa Added
10-Dec-2014 08:44 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Damage, Narrative]
21-Feb-2015 19:58 Fuxs Updated [Operator]
20-Apr-2015 04:03 angels one five Updated [Operator]
09-May-2015 13:01 Angel dot comma Updated [Operator]

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