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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 138834
Last updated: 11 December 2018
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Date:18-JUN-1945
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic P51 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
North American P-51D Mustang
Owner/operator:Royal Air Force (RAF)
Registration: KH694
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Portland Bay, Dorset -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Molesworth
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Broke apart in flight (wing came off) and crashed into the sea off Portland Bay, Dorset. Pilot - J.37017 Flying Officer V.F. McClung, RCAF - killed, but body not recovered. His name is recorded on Panel 279.
of the RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL.

Sources:

http://web.archive.org/web/20130321095657/http://daveg4otu.tripod.com:80/dorset/dorcrash.html
http://www.rquirk.com/442f541.html
https://www.cwgc.org/search/casualty_details.aspx?casualty=1079188


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Sep-2011 12:29 Dr. John Smith Added
19-Jan-2012 05:53 Nepa Updated [Operator]
01-Jun-2013 09:05 Nepa Updated [Operator, Narrative]
17-Jan-2018 10:17 TB Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]

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