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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 244435
Last updated: 27 October 2020
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Date:24-MAY-1948
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire LF.Mk IX
Owner/operator:Royal Egyptian Air Force (REAF)
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Yavneh (north of Ashdod) -   Israel
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
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Destination airport:
Narrative:
The Egyptian Spitfire was shot down with rifle fire by Abraham Grossman.

Sources:

https://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/.premium-heroic-jewish-brigade-fighter-who-downed-egyptian-plane-in-1948-dies-of-coronavirus-at-95-1.9265291


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Oct-2020 12:31 gerard57 Added
27-Oct-2020 12:31 gerard57 Updated [Narrative]

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