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Spitfire MT598 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database]

 Spitfire MT598

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Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  13 Apr 45 Aircraft Name  Spitfire VIII Serial Number  MT598
Unit  152 Sqdn Operating Airfield  Kanchrapara Country  India
Aircrew details Plt Offr R Miller(416607)
Details Hit cow on landing swung and u/c collapsed Kanchrapara . PO Miller flew one of the airrcraft to Calcutta where tests were to be carried on it. Unfortunatelyhe hit a cow on the runway after landing at the MU and completely smashed the airscrew. The MU had no facilities for testing airscrews
Source ORB

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