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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 232310
Last updated: 22 January 2020
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Date:09-SEP-1942
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk VC
Owner/operator:185 Squadron Royal Air Force (185 Sqn RAF)
Registration: BR112
C/n / msn: X
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Scoglitti Sicily -   Italy
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Malta
Destination airport:
Narrative:
hit by anti-aircraft fire and force-landed on the beach.
Pilot was RCAF R/83374 Flight Sergeant Claude Weaver.
Weaver was captured but later escaped, made is way back to the UK to fly in combat again.

Sources:

https://acesofww2.com/can/aces/weaver/
https://rcafassociation.ca/heritage/search-awards/?search=R83374&searchfield=servicenumber&type=all
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/ParadieArchiveDatabase/?q=18784


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Revision history:

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22-Jan-2020 03:46 tachel Added

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