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Last updated: 6 November 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IIa
Owner/operator:603 (City of Edinburgh) Squadron Royal Air Force (603 (City of Edinburgh) Sqn RAF)
Registration: P7597
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Drem, East Lothian, Scotland. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:RAF Drem, East Lothian
Destination airport:
Struck a Hawker Hurricane while taking off and crashed.
Cat. E, SOC 28/2/41.

The pilot of P7597 died from his injuries the following day.

Flt-Lt John Clifford Boulter DFC RAF, killed in a flying accident.
John Boulter is buried in Dirleton Cemetery.


Spitfire production list
RAF Casualties-1941

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Revision history:

28-Aug-2013 07:47 angels one five Added
29-May-2015 06:33 Angel dot comma Updated [Operator, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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