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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 169985
Last updated: 20 November 2020
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Date:02-OCT-1946
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire F,Mk Vc
Owner/operator:335 Sqn RHAF
Registration: EF566
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Langaja -   Greece
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Delivered to the RAF at 8MU 1-3-43. Transferred to 82MU 19-3-43. To SS682 12-4-43, Casablanca 25-4-43, North West Africa 31-5-43. Merlin 46 engine installed Middle East 30-11-44. To Royal Hellenic AF 25-4-46. To 335 Squadron as "G" 2-10-46; dived into ground Langaja Greece Pilot - Wing Commander Nikolaos Volonakis R oyal Hellenic Air Force - killed. Aircraft destroyed by fire 2-10-46

Sources:

1. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/spitfire/p033.html
2. http://aviationarchaeology.gr/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/Supermarine-Spitfire-losses-in-Greece-1942-1953.pdf

Media:

335 (Hellenic) Squadron RAF Spitfire lands at Heraklion WWII IWM CNA 3472

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Sep-2014 18:50 TB Added
02-Jan-2018 18:13 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Location, Phase, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
15-Feb-2018 07:43 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]

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