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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 152450
Last updated: 5 October 2020
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Date:06-APR-1943
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk Vb
Owner/operator:340 (Ile-de-France) Squadron Royal Air Force (340 (Ile-de-France) Sqn RAF)
Registration: BM133
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Athelstaneford, nr Haddington, East Lothian -   United Kingdom
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Training
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Collision in the air with a Spitfire of the same unit.
Crashed at Athelstaneford.

Pilot:
Sgt Georges Comaille killed.
R.I.P.

The other Spitfire sustained light damage in the accident and its pilot, Capt. Massart, was able to land safely.

Sources:

Spitfire production list
RAF Casualties-1943


Related books:

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-Jan-2013 13:00 angels one five Added
01-Jun-2013 08:02 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]
11-Sep-2013 07:22 angels one five Updated [Operator, Source]
04-Jun-2015 16:31 Angel dick one Updated [Operator, Narrative]
08-Oct-2019 18:18 angels one five Updated [Narrative]

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