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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 161334
Last updated: 9 March 2020
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Date:17-MAY-1945
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IX
Owner/operator:208 Squadron Royal Air Force (208 Sqn RAF)
Registration: PT778
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Rissano -   Italy
Phase: Standing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Rissano, Italy
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Spitfire Mk.IX PT778 of 208 Sqaudron, RAF: Written off 17-5-1945 Hit by runaway Auster NJ850, while parked at Rissano, Italy, not repaired and struck of charge 23-8-1945

Sources:

1. Air-Britain Royal Air Force Aircraft PA100-RZ999
2. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/spitfire/p093.html


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
09-Oct-2013 18:38 JINX Added
09-Oct-2013 18:39 JINX Updated [Date, Operator]
01-Apr-2015 08:22 Komes123 Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
16-May-2019 01:36 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Cn, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Country, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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