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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 203395
Last updated: 21 October 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: 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
Departure airport:RAF Biggin Hill
Destination airport:
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.
F/Sgt (R/78406) Frank Alexander Duff (pilot) RCAF - killed


401 sqn archives
Fighter command Losses 1942

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Revision history:

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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