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Spitfire LFVIII LV646 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database] RAFCommands.com

 Spitfire LFVIII LV646



LFVIII 5166 KEA M66 .....[TRUNCATED] More information in: AirHistory.org.uk Spitfire Site

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  11 Jan 45 Aircraft Name  Spitfire VIIIc Serial Number  LV646
Unit  8 Sqdn IAF Operating Airfield  Nidania Country  India
Aircrew details Flt Lt D E Colebroke RAF
Details Inadvertant wheels up landing at 'George' Nidanai
Source RIAFDB
Date of Crash  17 Sep 45 Aircraft Name  Spitfire VIIIc Serial Number  LV646
Unit  8 Sqdn IAF Operating Airfield  Mingaladon Country  Burma
Aircrew details Plt Offr Gladstone Herbert Snell*(3018)
Details No.2 in formation. Missing in Clouds - failed to return. Last reported position - over sea, 40m E of Amherst 16.22N:97.13E
Source RIAFDB

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