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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 161064
Last updated: 2 June 2020
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Date:24-APR-1945
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IX
Owner/operator:93 Squadron Royal Air Force (93 Sqn RAF)
Registration: PT465
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Ravenna -   Italy
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Ravenna, Italy
Destination airport:
Narrative:
PT465 - TOC by 93 Squadron, RAF 23.8.44
FTR (Failed to Return) from operations when hit by flak & abandoned. 24.4.1945. Location of loss not known, but 93 Squadron were based at Ravenna, Italy at the time (February to May 1945)

Sources:

1. Air-Britain Royal Air Force Aircraft PA100-RZ999
2. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/spitfire/p092.html
3. https://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205226444
4. https://www.worldwarphotos.info/gallery/uk/raf/spitfire2/spitfire-hf-mk-ix-pt465-jul44/


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Sep-2013 00:37 JINX Added
01-Apr-2015 18:21 Z. Zeeland Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]
01-May-2018 16:21 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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