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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 220493
Last updated: 12 November 2020
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Date:06-AUG-1953
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire
Owner/operator:Indian Air Force (IAF)
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Karjat Taluka -   India
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Caught fire in flight. Adjusting a tank in crash-landing in fields near a famine relief work area at Doorgasu tank in Karjak Taluka, about 55 miles from Ahmedagar. P/O R.P. Dave. Typ as "Tempest" in report.

Sources:

The Indian Express 8 August 1953, p8


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Jan-2019 18:52 TB Added
03-Jan-2019 20:18 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]

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