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Spitfire VIII JG180 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database]

 Spitfire VIII JG180

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Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  27 Mar 45 Aircraft Name  Spitfire VIIIc Serial Number  JG180
Unit  615 Sqdn Operating Airfield  Kyaukpyu Country  Burma
Aircrew details Fg Offr I M Grant(426455)
Details While coming into land after his sortie, the ac buckled its starboard wheel and on his second landing, the stbd leg slowly collapsed and the ac swung off the runway. Pilot was unhurt but ac will need extensive repairs. 11.20-12.45 Aircraft Cat II damage
Source ORB

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