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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 160586
Last updated: 3 August 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IX
Owner/operator:400 (City of Toronto) Sqn RCAF
Registration: PL797
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:St.Mervieu, near Bayeux -   France
Phase: En route
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Engine failed on PR mission.
The pilot of this aircraft when it was attacked and disabled by a number of Fw-190's was Frank Edward William Hanton.


Air-Britain Royal Air Force Aircraft PA100-RZ999

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Revision history:

18-Sep-2013 02:48 JINX Added
05-Nov-2014 16:53 Shout Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Phase]
18-Jul-2016 17:58 Jack Elkington Updated [Narrative]
07-Feb-2020 13:52 Iwosh Updated [Operator, Operator]

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