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Date of Crash: 22 Dec 43 Aircraft Type: Spitfire VIII Serial Number:  Unit: 152 Sqdn
Pilot details: F Sgt DEARSource: ORB
Details: Practice Squadron formation in the morning marred by an accident to F S Dear. He had trouble with his engine and coudlnt get the aircraft off, eventually running off the end of the runway through a fence and overturning. The kite was a write off but DEAR escaped serious injury although having to go into Dock for a few days with a cut head.

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