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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 230153
Last updated: 7 November 2020
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Date:01-DEC-1943
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IX
Owner/operator:131 Squadron Royal Air Force (131 Sqn RAF)
Registration: MA799
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Evely Farm, near Blandford, Dorset -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Dived into ground during a formation turn in bad visibility. The pilot, Flt/Sgt William Eric Wood 1083974 RAFVR, age 24, died in the crash.
He is buried at Alnwick Cemetery.
R.I.P.

Sources:

http://forum.12oclockhigh.net/archive/index.php?t-27264.html
RAF.Org Casualties 1943


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Oct-2019 09:53 gerard57 Added
23-Oct-2019 09:55 gerard57 Updated [Date]
02-Nov-2019 08:53 Anon. Updated [Operator, Operator]
27-Oct-2020 06:09 angels one five Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]

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