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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 152275
Last updated: 27 July 2020
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Date:99-???-1945
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire LF Mk VIII (36x)
Owner/operator:Royal Air Force (RAF)
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Near Yangon airport -   Myanmar
Phase: Standing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
36 RAF Spitfires are beleived to have been buried near Yangon airport at the end of WW II.
In January 2013 searchers are trying to excavate the planes.

This is all supposition and wild speculation, and what has it got to do with air accidents anyway ?

Sources:

http://science.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/01/06/16381231-searchers-arrive-in-myanmar-to-hunt-for-buried-wwii-british-spitfire-planes?lite


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Jan-2013 05:40 gerard57 Added
02-May-2013 19:09 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type]
24-Dec-2013 22:30 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]

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