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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 90256
Last updated: 15 July 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk XII
Owner/operator:41 Squadron Royal Air Force (41 Sqn RAF)
Registration: MB842
C/n / msn: 4355
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Sea, about 15 miles from RAF Bolt Head, Devon -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Bolt Head, Devon
Destination airport:RAF Bolt Head
Ran out of fuel on return from Rhubarb No.280.

Flg Off Maurice Balasse baled out. Rescued by ASR Walrus after ten minutes in the water and flown direct to RAF Bolt Head.


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Revision history:

17-Feb-2011 13:51 ThW Added
01-Jan-2012 13:50 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport]
10-Sep-2013 08:39 angels one five Updated [Time, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
06-Jun-2015 20:44 Angel dick one Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Departure airport]

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