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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 162808
Last updated: 5 November 2020
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Date:05-JUN-1942
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IIa
Owner/operator:58 Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (58 OTU RAF)
Registration: P8679
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Near Dunfermline, Fife -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Grangemouth, Stirlingshire
Destination airport:RAF Grangemouth
Narrative:
Collided in a practice dogfight with Spitfire P7776 of the same unit.
The pilot, Sgt Malec, baled out and survived.

Sources:

Spitfire production list.
58 OTU Roll of Honour


Related books:

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Dec-2013 00:43 angels one five Added
16-Jul-2015 19:55 Angel dick one Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Narrative]

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