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Spitfire MT763 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database]

 Spitfire MT763

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Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  26 Nov 44 Aircraft Name  Spitfire VIII Serial Number  MT763
Unit  607 Sqdn Operating Airfield  Sapam Country  India
Aircrew details Flt Lt M W Coombes
Details On patrol at 1505 hours had trouble with long range tnak. Could not get eninge to start. He was high enough near YAZAGYO and made a forced landing on the strip. Aircraft Cat II. Probably flew again
Source ORB

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607 Sqn losses, linking pilots to aircraftJim, Re: F/O Johnston Roger Patterson SHAW RAFVR. Here is what I have on my books: 14-3-1945 No.28 Sqn Harvard IIB FT370 Missing in cloud - last reported position, Thazi, Burma, 23.08N:94.05E 161664 F/O (Pilot) Johnston Roger Patterson SHAW RAFVR - Missing Commemorated on the Singapore Memorial. Could mean one of several things - Shaw was on the strength of 607 Sqn, and borrowed the aircraft, and so on. Harvard FT370 had previously served with 607 Sqn! You need the No.28 Sqn ORB to confirm - Jagan, can you assist? And for 1452618 W/O Raymond NEWSAM. 19-2-1945 No.607 Sqn Spitfire VIII MT763 Missing - last reported position, 10m S of Saigang, Burma, 21.47N:95.56E 1452618 W/O (Pilot) Raymond NEWSAM RAFVR - Missing. Commemorated on the Singapore Memorial. Col. ....Read More.COL BRUGGY on 28th June 2017 11:34:56

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