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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 152724
Last updated: 21 June 2020
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Date:20-APR-1941
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IIa
Owner/operator:54 Squadron Royal Air Force (54 Sqn RAF)
Registration: P7383
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Sea, off Clacton -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Hornchurch, Essex
Destination airport:RAF Hornchurch
Narrative:
Missing from a patrol off Clacton.
Possible engine failure.
Crew:
P/O (86344) Christopher COLEBROOK (pilot) RAFVR - missing, presumed killed.

Sources:

Spitfire production list
RAF Casualties-1941
cwgc


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Jan-2013 00:06 angels one five Added
01-Feb-2013 15:28 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Narrative]
01-Feb-2013 15:28 Nepa Updated [[Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Narrative]]
16-Apr-2013 23:37 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location]
26-Jul-2013 17:36 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]
19-Sep-2013 06:16 angels one five Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]
09-Jun-2015 16:47 Angel dick one Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]

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