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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 172071
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 Mk IX
Owner/operator:5 RFU Royal Air Force (5 RFU RAF)
Registration: MK454
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:nr Lake Trasimeno -   Italy
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Perugia AP
Destination airport:
Spitfire MK454 was being operated by No. 5 Refresher Flying Unit ( formerly Desert Air Force Training Unit ) when it crashed in misty flying conditions near Lake Trasimeno.
Lt (206883 V) D.G. McLEOD SAAF - killed in a flying accident.

Lt McLeod is buried in Assisi War Cemetery.


Spitfire production list Casualties

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Revision history:

09-Dec-2014 20:21 angels one five Added
05-Apr-2015 10:38 Wilbur Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
04-Mar-2020 18:34 angels one five Updated [Source, Narrative]

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