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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 162830
Last updated: 18 August 2020
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Date:23-FEB-1941
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IIa
Owner/operator:64 Squadron Royal Air Force (64 Sqn RAF)
Registration: P7778
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Aircraft missing
Location:North Sea -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Rochford, Essex
Destination airport:RAF Rochford
Narrative:
Failed to return from a convoy patrol over the North Sea, and is believed to have collided in flight with Spitfire IIa P7852, of the same unit and missing from the same patrol.
Crew:
P/O (86415) Norman HOWKINS (pilot) RAFVR - killed

Sources:

Spitfire production list. (NB P/O Howkins' name is misspelled in this list.)
RAF Casualties-1941.
cwgc


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Dec-2013 05:51 angels one five Added
13-Jun-2015 17:02 Fuck Dun Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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