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Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IIa
Owner/operator:65 (East India) Squadron Royal Air Force (65 (East India) Sqn RAF)
Registration: P8269
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Alwalton, Huntingdonshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:RAF Kirton-in-Lindsey, Lincolnshire
Destination airport:
Dived into the ground and burned after being hit by a Hurricane which was making a practice attack.
Sgt (902470) Cecil James BOWLES (pilot) RAFVR - killed

Spitfire P8269 was written off the books ten days later having flown only 17 hours.


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Revision history:

24-Dec-2014 05:44 angels one five Added
02-Jun-2015 14:11 Newton Updated [Time, Operator, Nature, Departure airport, Narrative]

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