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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 160585
Last updated: 21 November 2020
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Date:17-JUL-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: PL787
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:English Channel -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Engine fire on PR mission & abandoned. Pilot Officer Norman Stuart Cooper - rank as per Number 4 Squadron Operational Record Book - baled out. Air-sea rescue mission launched but pilot found deceased.

Sources:

Air-Britain Royal Air Force Aircraft PA100-RZ999


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Sep-2013 02:43 JINX Added
02-Mar-2015 19:41 Jixon Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
18-Apr-2020 19:15 ontheroadjack66gmail Updated [Total fatalities, Narrative]

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