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Spitfire LFVIII LV728 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database]

 Spitfire LFVIII LV728

LFVIII KEA M66 9MU 2.....[TRUNCATED] More information in: Spitfire Site

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  10 Feb 45 Aircraft Name  Spitfire VIII Serial Number  LV728
Unit  81 Sqdn Operating Airfield  Kankesanthurai Country  Ceylon
Aircrew details Sgt Adams
Details A signal was received from KKS thatn an aircraft had crashed on landing. The pilot was Sgt Adams - unhurt. CO and EO flew to KKS for investigation. it appears that owing to a crosswind, the pilot was blown off the runway and collided with an obstruction at the end of the runway. Aircraft was 'B' and Cat B Accident
Source ORB

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