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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 236036
Last updated: 15 May 2020
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Date:15-MAY-1944
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk Vc
Owner/operator:253 Squadron Royal Air Force (253 Sqn RAF)
Registration: JK785
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:in the outskirts of the town of Razanac -   Croatia
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
On 15 May 1944 Flg Off John Manson Finnie RCAF of 253 Sqn RAF was killed when his Spitfire Vc JK785 crashed in the outskirts of the town of Razanac, Yugoslavia, after being hit by Flak while attacking schooners.

Sources:

http://www.mycity-military.com/uploads2/132517_797984893_yucrashes.xls
http://www.spitfire.ukf.net
http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?5062-253-Sqn-RAF-1943
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ra%C5%BEanac
http://www.maplandia.com/croatia/zadar-knin/razanac/


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15-May-2020 06:09 Laurent Rizzotti Added

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