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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 163310
Last updated: 2 June 2020
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Date:30-JUL-1941
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IIa
Owner/operator:403 (Wolf) Sqn RCAF
Registration: P7825
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Near Shifnal, northwest of Cosford, Shropshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Ternhill
Destination airport:RAF Ternhill, Shropshire
Narrative:
Control lost while flying in cloud. Dived into the ground and burned.
SOC 5/8/41.
The weather was described in the unit's Operations Record Book as "overcast and squally."
Sgt Lesa Girman RCAF, killed in a flying accident.

Lesa Girman is buried in Birmingham (Witton) Jewish cemetery.

Sources:

Spitfire production list
RAF Casualties-1941


Related books:

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
16-Jan-2014 19:52 angels one five Added
24-May-2015 20:16 Oezil Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Narrative]

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