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Spitfire VIII JG195 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database]

 Spitfire VIII JG195

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Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  05 Aug 44 Aircraft Name  Spitfire VIII Serial Number  JG195
Unit  67 Sqdn Operating Airfield  Comilla Country  India
Aircrew details WO S D Hartley(1210235)
Details Engine cut bellylanded at Comilla. A new aircraft from the RSU on acceptance test developed engine trouble in the air. The pilot Crash landed at base but received only superficial injuries. The aircraft was completely written off.
Source ORB

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