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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 174878
Last updated: 2 June 2020
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Date:09-SEP-1941
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk Vb
Owner/operator:91 (Nigeria) Squadron Royal Air Force (91 (Nigeria) Sqn RAF)
Registration: R7276
C/n / msn: 1539
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Sea, off Dungeness -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Hawkinge, Kent
Destination airport:RAF Hawkinge
Narrative:
Dived into the sea while escorting a Supermarine Walrus which was carrying out ASR practice.
Crew:
Sgt (745777) James Enerton COOPER (pilot) RAFVR - killed

Sources:

Spitfire production list
CWGC


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Mar-2015 23:46 angels one five Added
27-Mar-2015 23:48 angels one five Updated [Operator, Narrative]
02-Jun-2015 19:32 Digger Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Narrative]

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