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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 163808
Last updated: 19 November 2020
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Date:02-FEB-1941
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire PR Mk III
Owner/operator:PRU RAF
Registration: P9551
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Viareggio -   Italy
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Luqa, Malta
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Hit by anti aircraft guns over Viareggio while flying photo reconnaissance mission onto Leghorn and Genoa harbours. Pilot Flt-Lt. Peter Corbishley bailed out and became prisoner of war.
Crew:
F/Lt (37793) Peter CORBISHLEY (pilot) RAF - POW

Sources:

https://www.archeologidellaria.org/
http://forum.12oclockhigh.net/showthread.php?t=15796


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
12-Feb-2014 09:16 jollyroger Added
04-Mar-2014 14:38 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Source, Narrative]
27-Nov-2014 07:50 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]
09-Jun-2015 17:06 Angel dick one Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Narrative]

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