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Spitfire VIII JG608 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database]

 Spitfire VIII JG608

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Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  02 Jun 45 Aircraft Name  Spitfire VIII Serial Number  JG608
Unit  81 Sqdn Operating Airfield  Amarda Road Country  India
Aircrew details F Sgt D G Patten(1585344)
Details Aircraft flying at 50ft agl ran into turbulence from leader and crashed onto ground at Amarda Road. Flt Sgt D G Patten became mixed up in slipstream and tree tops during the forming up for the tactical exercise already mentioned. His aircraft was Cat Ac. The exercise was a dive bombing exercise. JG608(J) struck a tree in low flying formation. Damage was not serious. Cat Ac
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