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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 158414
Last updated: 2 June 2020
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Date:22-FEB-1944
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire PR Mk XI
Owner/operator:16 Sqn RAF
Registration: PA840
C/n / msn: 4992
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Sea off Beachy Head -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Hartford Bridge, Hampshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed. Cause unknown.

W/O (1083298) Ronald Lidgate RAFVR - killed.
R.I.P.

Sources:

Spitfire production list
cwgc


Related books:

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Aug-2013 03:04 JINX Added
02-Mar-2015 19:21 Paco Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Source]
20-Apr-2015 23:56 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
09-Jun-2015 07:33 Angel dick one Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
28-Nov-2019 07:27 angels one five Updated [Phase, Narrative]

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