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Last updated: 13 November 2020
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Date:18-JAN-1943
Time:15:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire PR Mk IV
Owner/operator:8 (C) Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (8 (C) OTU RAF)
Registration: X4498
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Dornie, Scotland -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Fraserburgh
Destination airport:RAF Fraserburgh
Narrative:
Crashed on a training flight. The engine failed while the Spitfire was flying over hilly country near Dornie. With nowhere suitable for a forced landing within gliding range the pilot abandoned the Spitfire, but did not survive.
Pilot:
Sgt (657304) Philip John Miles, RAF - killed. R.I.P.


Sources:

Spitfire production list
RAF Casualties 1943
cwgc


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-Aug-2013 00:56 angels one five Added
05-Aug-2014 13:44 T.Taylor Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
07-Aug-2014 04:40 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Narrative]
25-Dec-2014 08:07 angels one five Updated [Time]
28-Feb-2015 08:45 T.Taylor Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
07-Apr-2015 22:23 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]
29-Apr-2015 10:39 angels one five Updated [Time, Narrative]
18-Jun-2015 07:07 Angel dick one Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Source, Narrative]
17-Aug-2018 06:12 angels one five Updated [Departure airport, Narrative]

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