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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 229852
Last updated: 2 November 2019
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Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IIb
Owner/operator:2 TEU Royal Air Force (2 TEU RAF)
Registration: P8547
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Sheardale, Clackmannanshire, Scotland -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Stn Grangemouth, Scotland
Destination airport:RAF Stn Grangemouth
This Spitfire was being operated by No.2 Tactical Exercise Unit when its engine caught fire in flight. The pilot shut the engine down at once and attempted a forced landing in which his aircraft touched down at a high speed and crashed. The pilot died from his injuries 24 hours later.

Warrant Officer Ramo Digamber Garware (25) 1190419, RAFVR is buried at Leigh (Saint Catherine) Churchyard,


Spitfire production list.
58 OTU/2TEU Casualties.

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Revision history:

10-Oct-2019 09:44 angels one five Added
10-Oct-2019 09:54 angels one five Updated [Narrative]
02-Nov-2019 08:53 Anon. Updated [Operator, Operator]

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