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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 152401
Last updated: 18 November 2020
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Date:31-DEC-1943
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire PR Mk IV T
Owner/operator:8 (C) Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (8 (C) OTU RAF)
Registration: BR419
C/n / msn: 2920
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Aircraft missing
Location:Probably in the North Sea -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Dyce, Aberdeenshire
Destination airport:RAF Dyce
Narrative:
Took off at 10:30 hours to carry out a high altitude PR training exercise. The route was Dyce-Hexham-Kings Lynn-Leeds-Dyce. The flying weather was satisfactory at the time of take off but deteriorated quickly thereafter. The Spitfire failed to return to Dyce and was declared missing.
Pilot:
F/Sgt (Aus413990) Alfred Cyrus Hall, RAAF - missing, presumed killed.
R.I.P.

Sources:

Spitfire production list
RAF Casualties-1943


Related books:

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Jan-2013 03:04 angels one five Added
10-Jan-2013 03:08 angels one five Updated [Narrative]
09-May-2013 05:13 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
25-May-2013 02:55 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type]
12-Sep-2013 23:48 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Source]
05-Aug-2014 13:59 Lorenzo Lamas Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Narrative]
18-Dec-2019 18:50 angels one five Updated [Damage, Narrative]

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