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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 229436
Last updated: 18 June 2020
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Date:08-APR-1943
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IIa
Owner/operator:61 Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (61 OTU RAF)
Registration: P8429
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Near Montford Bridge, Stirlingshire, Scotland -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
In mid-air collision with Spitfire P7921 during formation flying practice. P8429 lost its tail and crashed and the pilot was killed.
P7921 landed safely.

Pilot: Flt-Sgt Paul Huart Rowland Moody ( 751826 ) RAFVR was cremated at Southampton Crematorium.
R.I.P.

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Spitfire production list and other.


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2019 23:17 angels one five Added
02-Nov-2019 08:49 Anon. Updated [Operator, Operator]

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