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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 155684
Last updated: 21 November 2020
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Date:30-APR-1944
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk Vb
Owner/operator:350 (Belgian) Squadron Royal Air Force (350 (Belgian) Sqn RAF)
Registration: AA853
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Sea off the Isle of Wight -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Debden, Essex
Destination airport:RAF Debden
Narrative:
Collided with Spitfire AR498 of the same unit in the early stage of Ramrod 816 ( escorting Bostons ) and crashed in the sea. Pilot killed.
The pilot of AR498 ditched his plane in the sea and survived.

Pilot:
F/O (143484) Didier John Maurice SCUVIE (pilot) RAFVR - killed
R.I.P.

Sources:

Spitfire production list.
RAF Casualties-1944.
http://www.350sqn.be/aircraft.html
CWGC


Related books:

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Apr-2013 20:35 angels one five Added
01-Jun-2013 08:10 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]
10-Sep-2013 05:49 angels one five Updated [Operator, Narrative]
03-Jun-2015 16:02 Paco Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
21-Oct-2019 17:08 angels one five Updated [Narrative]

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