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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 162831
Last updated: 29 May 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 Sqn RAF
Registration: P7852
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 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. Believed to have collided with P7778 of the same unit, missing on the same patrol.
Crew:
P/O (86347) John Gilbert PIPPET (pilot) RAFVR - killed

Sources:

Spitfire production list.
RAF Casualties-1941.
cwgc


Related books:

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Dec-2013 06:04 angels one five Added
23-Dec-2013 06:09 angels one five Updated [Date, Narrative]
13-Jun-2015 17:04 Faun Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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