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Spitfire VIII JG348 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database]

 Spitfire VIII JG348

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Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  19 Apr 44 Aircraft Name  Spitfire VIII Serial Number  JG348
Unit  81 Sqdn Operating Airfield  Kangla Country  India
Aircrew details F Sgt Samuel STRINGER *(1339204)
Details Crashed in padi field on approach Kangla . During the morning F Sgt Stringer, about to land from Kumbhirgram, unfortunately crashed in a paddy field about half a mile E of the North end of the strip. Pilot was killed and the machine completely destroyed. He was buried at Imphal at 1030 hours the next day. F541: 1045-1110 Hrs. Kumbhirgram to Kangla sortie
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Casualities in the CWGC Register for Spitfire VIII JG348

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetary/Memorial & Loc Ref
Flight SergeantSamuel STRINGER (1339204) Pilot Spitfire VIII JG348   1944-04-1981 Sqdn AIR27 IndiaImphal War Cemetery

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