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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 153826
Last updated: 25 November 2020
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Date:06-APR-1943
Time:11:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IX
Owner/operator:Mediterranean Command RAF
Registration: EN355
C/n / msn: 3911
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:0.5 miles west of RAF Maison Blanche -   Algeria
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:RAF Maison Blanche
Destination airport:Setif
Narrative:
Dived into the ground just after taking off from Maison Blanche on a ferry flight to Setif in eastern Algeria.
Pilot:
F/Sgt (Aus408839) Noel Leslie Gordon RAAF - killed.
R.I.P.

Sources:

Spitfire production list
http://www.geelongadvertiser.com.au/news/geelong-diggers-love-letter-from-beyond-the-grave-uncovered/story-fnjuhxh0-1226793619784
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Revision history:

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06-Mar-2013 17:23 angels one five Added
03-Jan-2014 01:59 angels one five Updated [Source, Narrative]
03-Jan-2014 11:21 angels one five Updated [Time, Narrative]
01-Apr-2015 08:32 Mihul3 Updated [Operator, Location, Phase, Narrative]
10-Apr-2015 10:01 angels one five Updated [Operator, Location, Narrative]
10-Apr-2015 10:02 angels one five Updated [Phase]
17-Jun-2015 05:57 Angel dick one Updated [Time, Location, Source, Narrative]
17-Jun-2015 05:58 Angel dick one Updated [Operator]
08-Oct-2019 18:20 angels one five Updated [Location, Narrative]

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