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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 91120
Last updated: 5 June 2020
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Date:05-JUN-1942
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IIa
Owner/operator:58 Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (58 OTU RAF)
Registration: P7776
C/n / msn: PQ-
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Near Dunfermline, Fife -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Grangemouth
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Spitfire P7776 collided with Spitfire P8679 during a practice dogfight. Both aircraft crashed. Sgt Malec, the pilot of P8679, baled out and survived but the pilot of P7776 was killed.

Crew:
Sgt (781261) Boleslaw Jozef Jerzy Szot (pilot) PAF- killed

Sources:

Spitfire production list.
RAF Casualties-1942.
58 OTU Roll of Honour.
Polish War Memorial RAF Northolt
http://aircrewremembered.com/szot-boleslaw.html


Related books:

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Dec-2013 00:30 angels one five Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
16-Jul-2015 19:54 Angel dick one Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Narrative]
10-Jan-2018 18:59 Red Dragon Updated [Cn, Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
20-Feb-2018 17:36 Nepa Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Narrative]

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