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Last updated: 3 November 2020
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Date:19-OCT-1945
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk XI
Owner/operator:682 Squadron Royal Air Force (682 Sqn RAF)
Registration: PL881
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:San Severo -   Italy
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:San Severo, Italy
Destination airport:
Narrative:
PL881:Spitfire PR.XI. Delivered to the RAF at 6MU Brize Norton 10-7-44. To RAF Benson 4-10-44. Issued to 400 Squadron 26-10-44. To BAFO Comm Wing 27-9-45. Then to 682 Squadron, RAF. FACE (Flying Accident Category E) 19-10-45, possibly near the 682 Squadron home base of San Severo, Italy.

Sources:

1. Halley, James (1999). Broken Wings Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents. Tunbridge Wells: Air-Britain (Historians) Ltd. p.7. ISBN 0-85130-290-4.
2. Royal Air Force Aircraft PA100-RZ999 (James J Halley, Air Britain)
3. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/spitfire/p088.html


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Sep-2013 08:19 JINX Added
13-Nov-2014 17:28 Siczak Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
02-Nov-2019 01:45 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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