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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 229125
Last updated: 9 April 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk VIII
Owner/operator:92 (East India) Squadron Royal Air Force (92 (East India) Sqn RAF)
Registration: JF661
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Rosignano airfield -   Italy
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Rosignano airfield (I)
Crashed due to engine failure in the circuit at Rosignano.
The pilot was seriously injured in the accident and died the following day.
F/Lt Leighton John Montgomerie DFC (pilot) RNZAF - buried at Florence War Cemetery.


Spitfire production list
RAF.Org-Casualties 1944

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Revision history:

19-Sep-2019 10:41 angels one five Added
24-Sep-2019 13:17 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]
09-Apr-2020 09:06 INV Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport, Narrative, Operator]

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