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Loss of Spitfire EP689

Loss of Spitfire EP689
Author: Mike Heavey (Guest)
Time Stamp:
20:34:07 11 August 2001
Post:
Spitfire EP689 of 601 sqdn was lost during a practice strafing attack at Catania on 22nd Sept 1943. Can anyone please supply any other details?

Many thanks


RE: Loss of Spitfire EP689
Author: Hans Nauta (Guest)
Time Stamp:
05:26:08 12 August 2001
Post:
Hi Mike,

According to the RAF Aircraft Serials, Air Britain Publication, EP689 was first used by 92 Squadron, before its transfer to 601 Squadron. At 22.09.43 it hit an obstruction during practice.

It's not much, but I hope you can use this info.

Regards,

Hans Nauta