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Spitfire VIII JG550 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database]

 Spitfire VIII JG550

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Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  22 Jan 45 Aircraft Name  Spitfire VIII Serial Number  JG550
Unit  67 Sqdn Operating Airfield  Akyab Country  Burma
Aircrew details Flt Lt L A Thorgood
Details Engine cut on landing run into by LV670 . The entire Squadron was scrambled at noon for some bogesy but no contact made. Thorgoods enggine cut on landing and WO batchelor collided into him on his landing run. F541: Sortie was 0640-0840 Not afternoon scramble
Source ORB

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