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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 158473
Last updated: 5 August 2020
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Date:10-APR-1944
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk XI
Owner/operator:4 Sqn Royal Air Force (4 Sqn RAF)
Registration: PA901
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Knocke-Hult -   Belgium
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Gatwick, Sussex
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Delivered to RAF Benson 29-1-44. Issued to 4 Squadron 5-3-44. Written off in combat when went missing (failed to return) from PR mission to Hulst over Noball targets at Knocke-Hult, Belgium 10-4-44. Pilot, F/O Ian Alexander Turnbull posted as Killed In Action. His name is on the Runnymede memorial. Son of John Rutherford Turnbull, M.C., and Dorothy Helena Wellesley Turnbull; husband of Margaret Turnbull, of Glapwell, Derbyshire.
Crew:
F/O (127.222) Ian Alexander TURNBULL (pilot) RAFVR - killed

Sources:

1. Air-Britain Royal Air Force Aircraft PA100-RZ999
2. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/spitfire/p084.html
3. https://www.cranston-military-prints.com/aircrew-history.php?AircrewID=9731
4. http://www.gatwickaviationsociety.org.uk/gatwick%20wartime%20history.pdf
5.http: // www.CWGC


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Aug-2013 04:58 JINX Added
17-Dec-2014 18:52 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
02-Mar-2015 19:28 Tu144 Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Source, Narrative]

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