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 Spitfire VIII JF280



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Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  05 Jan 44 Aircraft Name  Spitfire VIII Serial Number  JF280
Unit  152 Sqdn Operating Airfield  Baigachi Country  India
Aircrew details Sgt Charles Thomas COLE*(1316347)
Details Killed in accident - Spit destroyed. A Flight carried out practice flying and Sgt Cole was killed whilst taking part. He apparently had trouble with his oxygen and spun in from 25000 among the marsh land near DUMRIA. His iarcraft was only reached with great difficulty. There being little remaining but a hole in the soft ground. There was no sign of the pilot.
Source ORB


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