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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 152280
Last updated: 3 November 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 (18x)
Owner/operator:Royal Air Force
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Myitkyina in northern Kachin state -   Myanmar
Phase: Standing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
18 RAF Supermarine Spitfire LF Mark VIII planes are thought to have been buried in Myitkyina in northern Kachin state at the end of WW II.
A search team will try to excavate them in January 2013.

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 06:40 gerard57 Added
02-May-2013 19:11 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type]

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