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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 152934
Last updated: 3 November 2020
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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: BR651
C/n / msn: 3112
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea -   Norway
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Dyce, Aberdeenshire
Destination airport:RAF Dyce
This Spitfire failed to return from a high altitude photo training exercise to the Belfast area. Possibly overflew Dyce and ran out of fuel over the North Sea. Another possibility is oxygen failure.
Sgt (1387373) Albert Walter Gardner RAFVR - killed.


Spitfire production list
RAF Casualties 1943

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Revision history:

01-Feb-2013 01:09 angels one five Added
05-Aug-2014 13:39 J.Paco Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Narrative]
07-Aug-2014 04:07 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]
28-Feb-2015 08:47 T.Taylor Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Source, Narrative]
07-Mar-2015 00:39 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Source, Narrative]
18-Jun-2015 07:05 Angel dick one Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Source, Narrative]
08-Aug-2019 11:33 angels one five Updated [Narrative]

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