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Spitfire V/XI MA263 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database]

 Spitfire V/XI MA263

VcT CBAF M50 33MU 16.....[TRUNCATED] More information in: Spitfire Site

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  25 Feb 44 Aircraft Name  Spitfire Vc Serial Number  MA263
Unit  615 Sqdn Operating Airfield  Dohazari Country  India
Aircrew details Plt Offr Carroll
Details Plt Offr Carrolls aircraft had auxiliary petrol tank trouble on take off - this resulted in a nasty prang. Nappy Caroll escaped from injury. Long range tank fell off on take-off stalled into runway and u/c collapsed Dohazari C3 25-02-1944
Source ORB

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