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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 203395
Last updated: 21 October 2020
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Date:13-JUL-1942
Time:
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: BL782
C/n / msn: YO-?
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Somme River Estuary -   France
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Biggin Hill
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Mid air collision with Spitfire Vb BM650 flown by Flt Lt J R C Tyre RCAF from same unit over Somme Estuary. Claimed by JG26.
Crew:
F/Sgt (R/78406) Frank Alexander Duff (pilot) RCAF - killed

Sources:

401 sqn archives
http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/memorials/canadian-virtual-war-memorial/detail/2234641
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/tyre-james-russell-courtney.html
https://backtonormandy.org/my-page/air-force-operations/airplanes-allies-and-axis-lost/spitfire/109845-4153139.html
CWGc
Fighter command Losses 1942
https://translate.google.com/translate?sl=auto&tl=en&js=y&prev=_t&hl=en&ie=UTF-8&u=http%3A%2F%2Ffrancecrashes39-45.net%2Fpage_fiche_av.php%3Fid%3D5584&edit-text=&act=url


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
26-Dec-2017 08:37 tachel Added
13-Feb-2018 14:36 Red Dragon Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
13-Feb-2018 17:01 Nepa Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Narrative]

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