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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 184946
Last updated: 20 November 2020
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Date:31-AUG-1944
Time:15h45
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire LF.Mk VIII
Owner/operator:43 (China-British) Squadron Royal Air Force (43 (China-British) Sqn RAF)
Registration: MT680
C/n / msn: FT-E
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Sisteron -   France
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Lfns
Destination airport:Lfns
Narrative:
31august 1944
Armed recce 4 Spitfires from Sisteron Thze Y20 base to Givors and Lyon Rhone valley.
Hit by flack,Flt O A W Guest in Spifire MT 680 code FT-E ran into difficulties when airplane caught fire.
A W Guest bailed out near his base and landed safely.

Sources:

The fighting cocks 43 Squadron by Andy Saunders


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
26-Feb-2016 18:50 Jean Added
26-Feb-2016 18:50 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration]
02-Dec-2018 18:24 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Operator]
20-Apr-2020 20:34 AlLach Updated [Operator, Operator]

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