ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 247323
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Narrative:Spitfire K9898 was ditched in the North Sea after the engine failed.
Supermarine Spitfire Mk I
|Owner/operator:||152 (Hyderabad) Squadron Royal Air Force (152 (Hyderabad) Sqn RAF)|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1|
|Aircraft damage:|| Aircraft missing|
|Location:||The North Sea -
|Phase:|| En route|
|Departure airport:||RAF Stn Acklington, Northumberland|
The pilot was never found.
Squadron Leader Frederic William Shute RAF missing.
S/L Shute is remembered on the Runnymede Memorial.
Spitfire production list.
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