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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 239975
Last updated: 14 August 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk Ia
Owner/operator:313 Squadron Royal Air Force (313 Sqn RAF)
Registration: R7163
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:1.5 km west of the railway station Corton, Yorkshire, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Catterick, Yorkshire
Destination airport:
Spitfire R7163, 313 Squadron, aircraft accident, 27 May 1941.
gt J. Gutvald. He took off at 17:05hrs on a Spitfire R7163 for an altitude flight of up to 6,000 m and then was guided to the airport. According to the testimony of P / O A. Hochmal, his machine flew out of the clouds at a height of 1,500 m and crashed uncontrolled about 1.5 km west of the railway station Corton, where it exploded. The pilot's body was not found.
Sergeant J Gutvald (Czech pilot) RAFVR; killed;


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14-Aug-2020 09:30 Nepa Added [Operator]

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