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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 176210
Last updated: 14 September 2021
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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:134 Squadron Royal Air Force (134 Sqn RAF)
Registration: P8393
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Aircraft missing
Location:Irish Sea, off Rathlin Island -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Eglinton, Londonderry, Northern Ireland.
Destination airport:RAF Eglinton
Presentation aircraft ' Garfield Weston VI '.
Engine cut. Ditched in the sea during a convoy patrol. Despite an extensive search the pilot was never found.

F/Lt (79163) Jack Kenneth Ross DFC, RAFVR


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19-May-2015 06:59 angels one five Updated [Narrative]
17-Jun-2015 06:06 Angel dick one Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
06-Dec-2016 07:18 angels one five Updated [Operator, Narrative]
28-Oct-2018 17:21 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
06-Feb-2021 03:24 angels one five Updated [Time]

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