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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 176210
Last updated: 24 September 2019
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Date:06-JAN-1942
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IIa
Owner/operator:134 Squadron Royal Air Force (134 Sqn RAF)
Registration: P8393
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Aircraft missing
Location:Irish Sea, off Rathlin Island -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Eglinton, Londonderry, Northern Ireland.
Destination airport:RAF Eglinton
Narrative:
Presentation aircraft ' Garfield Weston VI '.
Engine cut. Ditched in the sea during a convoy patrol. Despite an extensive search the pilot was never found.

F/Lt (79163) Jack Kenneth Ross DFC, RAFVR
R.I.P.

Sources:

Spitfire production list
ww.bbm.org.uk/RossJK.htm
cwgc


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-May-2015 04:01 angels one five Added
19-May-2015 06:59 angels one five Updated [Narrative]
17-Jun-2015 06:06 Angel dick one Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
06-Dec-2016 07:18 angels one five Updated [Operator, Narrative]
28-Oct-2018 17:21 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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