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Spitfire V/XI LZ973 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database]

 Spitfire V/XI LZ973

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Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  10 Nov 43 Aircraft Name  Spitfire Vc Serial Number  LZ973
Unit  615 Sqdn Operating Airfield  Chittagong Country  India
Aircrew details F Sgt Guy Bertram Christopher GRENIER*(771978)
Details We regret to record that one pilot failed to return from cannon firing into the sea. He was last seen at 1705 hrs at 300ft above the sea, join up with his No.1 whe4n the latter set course for the base. Several ac carried out search patrols, but unfortunately without success. 1645-1705 Hours
Source ORB

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ORB 81 Sqn - 13-9-1943Hi Henk, 81 ORB 'B' Flight records F/Lt. W.J. Goby in LZ973 and 'A' Flight, F/Sgt. P.J. Ryan (NZ) in EN464 that afternoon. Possibly a typo in the ORB for the serial as F/Lt. W.J. Goby flew LZ937 on the 6th, 10th and 11th September. Regards, Stevie ....Read More.Stevie on 20th May 2012 07:11:24

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