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Date of Crash: 29 Aug 45 Aircraft Type: Spitfire PR.XI T Serial Number:  Unit: 681 Sqdn
Pilot details: Flt Lt Douglas Stewart PARK*(130676)Source: ORB
Details: A reasonably successful month was marred by a fatal crash, the cuase of which it is feared will never be established due to the total loss and inaccessibility of the engine. Park only assumed role of flt cdr a few days before taking off on this sortie. buried at Mil Cemetary Mingaladon the next day. Took off 0930 approx. Ac was airborne and was seen to catch fire and crash with the loss of the pilot Flt Lt Park

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