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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 152963
Last updated: 8 October 2020
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Date:27-FEB-1945
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IXc
Owner/operator:335 (Greek) Squadron Royal Air Force (335 (Greek) Sqn RAF)
Registration: MA507
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:ca 5 mi S of Thessaloniki -   Greece
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed from a mid-air collision with Spitfire MH397 of 336 Squadron during a Wing formation fly-past over Thessaloniki. The pilot of MA507 was killed.
Crew:
W/Cdr (39806) Patrick Henry WOODRUFF DSO DFC (pilot) RAFVR - killed in a flying accident.

Sources:

1. Spitfire production list
2. RAF Casualties-1945


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-Feb-2013 14:27 angels one five Added
26-Jul-2013 16:20 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Nature, Narrative]
17-Sep-2013 07:36 angels one five Updated [Operator, Location]
21-Sep-2013 09:37 angels one five Updated [Phase, Nature, Source]
05-Apr-2015 10:25 Emil Robot Updated [Operator, Nature, Source, Narrative]
11-Feb-2017 14:02 TB Updated [Location, Narrative]

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