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Spitfire MD275 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database]

 Spitfire MD275

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Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  11 Dec 45 Aircraft Name  Spitfire VIII Serial Number  MD275
Unit  152 Sqdn Operating Airfield  Tengah Country  Hongkong
Aircrew details Flt Lt T Law
Details Lost power on overshoot and bellylanded Tengah. An accident occured during an airtest. On trying to ary the pitch he found that it remained in coarse and he decided to make a landing. He unfortunately overshot a little and tried to go round gain but the aircraft was still in coarse pitch, could not maintain hieght and crashed NW of the runway where it broke up. Flt Lt Law sufferd a cut face and shock
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