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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 172131
Last updated: 6 July 2020
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Date:14-MAY-1943
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IIa
Owner/operator:61 Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (61 OTU RAF)
Registration: P8268
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Between Little Stretton and Whittingslow, Shropshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Rednal, Shropshire
Destination airport:RAF Rednal
Narrative:
Crashed after a mid-air collision with Wellington Mk III BK186.
The Spitfire pilot lost his life.

F/Sgt (Aus413297) Alfred James Webb RAAF - killed.
R.I.P.

Sources:

Spitfire production list
raf.web.org Casualties-1943
CWGC


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Dec-2014 22:24 angels one five Added
18-Jun-2015 17:38 Angel dick one Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
20-Feb-2019 06:06 angels one five Updated [Narrative]

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