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Last updated: 8 March 2020
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Date:24-MAR-1942
Time:21:55
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk Vc
Owner/operator:66 Squadron Royal Air Force (66 Sqn RAF)
Registration: AB496
C/n / msn: LZ-?
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:field Frythens Farm near St.Erth, Cornwall, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Portreath, Cornwall
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Spitfire AB496 T/o at 21:20 hrs for night training exercise.The Spitfire AB496 collided with the Spitfire AB 462. Crashed at 21:55 hrs. 24.3.1942
Crew:
Sgt Norman (Aus404315) William David NORMAN (aus.pilot) RAAF - killed

Sources:

Spitfire production record
RAF Casualties-1942
cwgc


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Revision history:

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08-Mar-2020 17:35 Nepa Added [Operator]

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