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Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk Ia
Owner/operator:53 Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (53 OTU RAF)
Registration: P9459
C/n / msn: 622
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Sea 3 miles off Nash Point, Porthcawl, Glamorgan, Wales -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Llandow, Glamorgan
Destination airport:
First Flown 9-4-40; delivered to RAF at 9 MU RAF Cosford 11-4-40. Issued to 603 Squadron as 'XT-N' 6-5-40; damaged by Bf-109 in combat and force-landed at Bossingham, near Deal, Kent 29-8-40. Pilot, Flight Lt Rushmer injured. To Cunliffe-Owen for repairs. To 53 OTU 3-9-41 after repairs

Written off (destroyed) when the aircraft was in collision with Spitfire (X4823) and crashed into the Sea 3 miles off Nash Point, Porthcawl, Glamorgan on 29-10-41. Pilot killed; no trace of the aircraft or the pilot was ever found

Crew: Pilot Officer Joseph Arthur Jodoin RCAF (Pilot) Service Number J/6375, aged 21 - Killed. Commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial


1. Halley, J J, 1979, Air Britain, Royal Air force Aircraft P1000-P9999

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Revision history:

24-May-2019 22:39 Dr. John Smith Added
25-May-2019 11:03 stehlik49 Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location]

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