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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 90257
Last updated: 14 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: MB845
C/n / msn: 4374
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Just short of the runway at RAF Bolt Head, Devon -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:RAF Bolt Head, Devon
Destination airport:RAF Bolt Head
Plt Off N. Peter Gibbs - unhurt.

Op: Rhubarb No.280. Attack on German MT.

On the return flight Peter Gibbs ran out of fuel near Bolt Head, and crash-landed just short of the runway.

Aircraft repaired.


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Revision history:

17-Feb-2011 13:52 ThW Added
01-Jan-2012 13:49 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport]
10-Sep-2013 08:32 angels one five Updated [Time, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Narrative]
10-Sep-2013 08:42 angels one five Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Damage, Narrative]
06-Jun-2015 20:46 Angel dick one Updated [Time, Operator, Departure airport]

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