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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 160885
Last updated: 7 May 2020
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Date:09-APR-1943
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IIa
Owner/operator:CGS Royal Air Force (CGS RAF)
Registration: P7678
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Near Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Sutton Bridge, Lincolnshire
Destination airport:RAF Sutton Bridge
Narrative:
Spitfire P7678 was being operated by the Central Gunnery School when it crashed whilst practicing stern attacks on a Wellington bomber. Dived into the ground.
Pilot:
F/O (NZ403999) Gordon Griffith Thomas, RNZAF - killed.
R.I.P.












Sources:

Spitfire production list
RAF Casualties-1943
CWGC


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Sep-2013 07:16 angels one five Added
18-Jun-2015 17:04 Angel dick one Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
07-May-2020 23:42 angels one five Updated [Location, Narrative]

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