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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 169605
Last updated: 24 July 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire LF Mk IX
Owner/operator:421 (Red Indian) Sqn RCAF
Registration: NH415
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Normandy Beachhead, N of Caen -   France
Phase: En route
Departure airport:ALG B.2, northeast of Bayeux
Destination airport:
In a head-on collision in the air with Spitfire MJ824.
NH415 lost a wing in the impact and caught fire, spinning to the ground 1,200 feet below.
F/Lt Frank Joel CLARK (pilot) RCAF - killed


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Revision history:

07-Sep-2014 22:47 angels one five Added
25-May-2015 11:09 Opietz Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]

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