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Last updated: 2 November 2019
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Date:22-DEC-1943
Time:day
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
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Stn Grangemouth, Scotland
Destination airport:RAF Stn Grangemouth
Narrative:
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.

Pilot:
Warrant Officer Ramo Digamber Garware (25) 1190419, RAFVR is buried at Leigh (Saint Catherine) Churchyard,
Gloucestershire.
R.I.P.

Sources:

Spitfire production list.
58 OTU/2TEU Casualties.


Related books:

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
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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