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Date of Crash: 24 Feb 45 Aircraft Type: Spitfire VIII Serial Number:  Unit: 155 Sqdn
Pilot details: WO GlueSource: ORB
Details: Bagpipe 50, on an airtest, was told to go and look fora crashed spitfire about 3 miles NE of the strip. WO Glue also on an airtest had also baled out. His kite had caught fire, owing to the fact he rolled over on his back to bale out, the flammes had time to be sucked into the cockpit and his face and hands were burnt. He reached the ground within a few yards of his crashed aircraft.

 

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