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Last updated: 16 June 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk Vb
Owner/operator:401 (City of Westmount) Sqn RCAF
Registration: AD516
C/n / msn: YO-X
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:St-Omer -   France
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Lympne
Destination airport:Calais area
Shot down by enemy fighter in the Pas de Calais area during a bomber escort mission. Pilot C/1365 F/O Sprague abandoned the aircraft by parachute and was taken prisoner.


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The RCAF overseas the first four years page 54

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26-Dec-2017 08:37 tachel Added

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