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Spitfire VIII JG561 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database]

 Spitfire VIII JG561

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Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  01 Feb 45 Aircraft Name  Spitfire VIII Serial Number  JG561
Unit  273 Sqdn Operating Airfield  Kyaukpyu Country  Burma
Aircrew details Sgt J Barlow
Details Taxied onto soft ground and overturned Kyaukpyu. 1000 -1030 hrs S L IN Bayles, SGt J Barlow, FO FA AGnes WO H W Hughes were bried to strike an MG position on south ban of Yanbauk CHung. The strafe was controled by VCP ram rod. The operation was marred by Sgt J Barlow turning over on to his back when taxying down the runway. He suffered a fractured arm and has been sent to the hospital. [F541] Aircraft B.
Source ORB

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