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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 175649
Last updated: 26 September 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire
Owner/operator:Royal Hellenic Air Force
Registration: MA235
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Toth -   Greece
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
MA235 Spitefire Mk. IX, built by CBAF (Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factroy) with Merlin 63 engine. Delivered to the RAF at 12 MU 15-5-43. Issued to 341 Squadron 24-5-43. To 316 Squadron 29-7-43. To 302 Squadron 28-9-43. Airwork Service Training 5-2-44. To 310 Squadron 7-12-44. To 312 Squadron 27-8-45. Transferred to the Royal Hellenic Air Force (RHAF) 31-3-48.

To RHAF Aviation School. It fell to earth due to engine failure near Toth during the performing a camera gun practice. Pilot: Pilot Officer Ioannis Tsatsaronakis (Aged 24). KIA.



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Revision history:

24-Apr-2015 18:53 blacksheep Added
24-Apr-2015 18:54 harro Updated [Aircraft type]
10-Feb-2017 19:40 TB Updated [Time, Operator, Narrative]
11-Feb-2017 08:54 TB Updated [Date, Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Location, Phase, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
02-Jan-2018 18:49 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Registration, Cn, Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]

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