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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 172075
Last updated: 19 June 2020
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Date:15-NOV-1943
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk VcT
Owner/operator:136 Squadron Royal Air Force (136 Sqn RAF)
Registration: MA288
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:15 miles from RAF Armada Road -   India
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Armada Road
Destination airport:RAF Armada Road
Narrative:
136 Squadron had just re-equipped with Spitfires and was carrying out armament practice at Armada Road.
One of the Spitfires suffered an engine cut and had to be landed wheels-up about 15 miles from the airfield.
Crew:
F/Sgt (NZ412205) Reginald J. CLARKE (pilot) RNZAF, was unhurt but the aircraft was a write off.

Sources:

Spitfire production list
The Supermarine Spitfire in the Far East ' by Phil H. Listemann
cwgc


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Dec-2014 01:23 angels one five Added
10-Dec-2014 01:28 angels one five Updated [Source, Narrative]
09-Jun-2015 08:37 Angel dick one Updated [Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]

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