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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 165152
Last updated: 16 July 2020
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Date:27-OCT-1941
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IIa
Owner/operator:152 (Hyderabad) Squadron Royal Air Force (152 (Hyderabad) Sqn RAF)
Registration: P7901
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Aircraft missing
Location:Sea off Cromer, Norfolk -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Swanton Morley, Norfolk
Destination airport:RAF Swanton Morley
Narrative:
Shot down by mistake by British ships while on convoy patrol.
Crashed in the sea. The pilot was never found, and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.
Crew:
F/Sgt (R/71255) Edward Oliver GRIMSDICK (pilot) RCAF - killed

Sources:

Spitfire production list
CWGC


Related books:

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-Apr-2014 09:02 angels one five Added
01-Apr-2014 09:15 angels one five Updated [Date, Narrative]
02-Aug-2014 04:41 angels one five Updated [Phase, Narrative]
01-Jun-2015 15:47 Zeeland Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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