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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 150579
Last updated: 12 November 2020
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Date:28-JAN-1943
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk I
Owner/operator:411 (Grizzly Bear) Sqn RCAF
Registration: R6897
C/n / msn: 855
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Orby, Lincolnshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
R6897 collided with Spitfire Mk Vb AB847 during a practice dogfight.
Crashed and destroyed.
SOC 28/1/43.
Crew:
P/O G. F. BROWN (pilot) RCAF- killed


Sources:

Spitfire production list


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-Nov-2012 13:22 angels one five Added
04-Dec-2014 11:38 angels one five Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]
24-May-2015 21:00 Unitex Updated [Operator, Narrative]

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