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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 151351
Last updated: 5 October 2020
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Date:16-MAY-1943
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk I
Owner/operator:8 (C) Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (8 (C) OTU RAF)
Registration: X4326
C/n / msn: 1090
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Near Ben Nevis, Scottish Highlands -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Dyce, Aberdeenshire
Destination airport:RAF Dyce
Narrative:
Out of control whilst flying in cloud and dived into the ground. Written off the books on 1/6/43.
Pilot:
F/O (J/13408) John Donald McDonell RCAF - killed.
R.I.P.

Sources:

Spitfire production list
RAF Casualties 1943
CWGC


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
20-Dec-2012 13:58 angels one five Added
28-Feb-2015 08:50 T.Taylor Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
10-Apr-2015 23:10 angels one five Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
27-Jun-2015 09:20 Angel dick one Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]
25-Sep-2019 18:40 angels one five Updated [Narrative]

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