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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 64460
Last updated: 12 October 2020
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Date:10-MAY-1950
Time:morning
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire
Owner/operator:Royal Egyptian Air Force (REAF)
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near El Gemin, Port Said -   Egypt
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:El Gemin AFB
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Two Spitfire collided. Pilot Ten Ahmed Kandil (27, starter at Olympic Summer Games London 1948, swimming 200 metres breaststroke) killed.

Sources:

http://archiviostorico.unita.it/cgi-bin/highlightPdf.cgi?t=ebook&file=/archivio/uni_1950_05/19500511_0005.pdf


Related books:

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-May-2009 12:58 XLerate Added
08-Jul-2009 22:25 angels one five Updated
18-Dec-2013 14:17 TB Updated [Date, Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
18-Dec-2013 15:11 TB Updated [Operator, Narrative]

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