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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 74422
Last updated: 7 October 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IIa
Owner/operator:61 Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (61 OTU RAF)
Registration: P7295
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Ridge between Cadair Berwyn and Cadair Bronwen, Denbighshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Rednal, Shropshire
Destination airport:RAF Rednal
Crashed into high ground whilst flying in cloud.
The pilot, Sgt Pierre Louis Rene Degail, Free French Air Force, suffered broken legs in the crash and died from these injuries and exposure before he could be rescued.


Spitfire Production list.

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Revision history:

21-May-2010 03:57 angels one five Added
21-May-2010 04:00 angels one five Updated [Location, Source]
28-Dec-2011 12:27 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Departure airport, Narrative]
11-Jan-2012 02:55 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Narrative]
11-Jan-2012 02:55 angels one five Updated [Narrative]
23-Jan-2012 13:22 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
29-Dec-2012 15:51 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
18-Jun-2015 17:25 Angel dick one Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Narrative]

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