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Spitfire VIII JG646 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database]

 Spitfire VIII JG646

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Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  26 Apr 45 Aircraft Name  Spitfire VIII Serial Number  JG646
Unit  607 Sqdn Operating Airfield  Meiktila Country  Burma
Aircrew details WO John Ernest Farrell(413364)
Details Hit water on strip swung and overturned Meiktila Main . In the afternoon another storm blew upa nd four of our ac were diverted to land at Meiktila despite the fact that Kwetnge flooded. The first ac to land went over on its back. fortunatley WO J B Farrell escaped with injuries and a slight concussion. The other ac landed at Kwetnge.
Source ORB

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