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Date of Crash: 07 Oct 44 Aircraft Type: Spitfire VIII Serial Number:  Unit: 615 Sqdn
Pilot details: W O J E PAYNE(409953)Source: ORB
Details: Four aircraft did GCI caliberations, four carried out practice attacks. Eleven did a practice scramble and intercpeiton. this last trip had to be curtailed due to an approaching thunderstorm. One ac was forced to crash land in a paddy field almost immeidately after tkae off, the engine having cut, but fortunately the pilot WO J E Payne was unhurt

 
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