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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 161186
Last updated: 9 September 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:124 (Baroda) Squadron Royal Air Force (124 (Baroda) Sqn RAF)
Registration: PT608
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Lydd, Kent -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:RAF Westhampnett
Destination airport:RAF Lydd, Kent
Ramrod against a Noball target Damaged by flak from Le Tourqet and crash-landed Lydd. Aircraft SoC
Pilot-Flt Lt J Melia-Safe


Air-Britain Royal Air Force Aircraft PA100-RZ999
RAF Fighter Command Losses of the Second World War.

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Revision history:

03-Oct-2013 01:01 JINX Added
27-Mar-2015 19:04 Jixon Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
26-Mar-2017 08:00 Anon. Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
13-Feb-2018 21:16 Nepa Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport]

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