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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 240018
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 Vb
Owner/operator:310 Squadron Royal Air Force (310 Sqn RAF)
Registration: AD497
C/n / msn: NN-N
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:sand hills two miles north of RAF Perranporth, Cornwall, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Perransporth, Cornwall
Destination airport:
Flight Lieutenant S Zimprich, Sergeant S Halama (all Czech): Spitfire BL497 and Spitfire AD420, 310 Squadron; mid air collision near Perranporth during a non operational flight, 12 April 1942.
Spitfire AD420 crashed in sand hills two miles north of Perranporth killing the pilot.
F/Sgt (788017) Stanislav HALAMA (cs.pilot) RAFVR - killed



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14-Aug-2020 20:21 Nepa Added [Operator]

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