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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 172078
Last updated: 18 October 2020
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Date:08-APR-1943
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IIa
Owner/operator:58 Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (58 OTU RAF)
Registration: P8529
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Airdrie Mains Farm, near Slamannan, Stirlingshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Grangemouth, Stirlingshire
Destination airport:RAF Grangemouth
Narrative:
Control was lost when flying in cloud and the Spitfire dived into the ground.
The pilot was killed.

Pilot:
Sgt Rodney Berry RAFVR - killed.

Rodney Berry is buried in Streatham Park Cemetery.
R.I.P.

Sources:

Spitfire production list
rafweb.org casualties-1943


Related books:

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Dec-2014 09:17 angels one five Added
16-Jul-2015 19:13 Angel dick five Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Narrative]
28-Sep-2019 00:47 angels one five Updated [Narrative]

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