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Spitfire MT909 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database]

 Spitfire MT909

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Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  05 Jun 45 Aircraft Name  Spitfire VIII Serial Number  MT909
Unit  607 Sqdn Operating Airfield  Mingaladon Country  Burma
Aircrew details Flt Lt John Alfred ROUND DFC* (138653)
Details ac lost in a non operational sortie, possibly dazzled by sun. [ORB]. The early morning sortie bought tragedy. Flt Lt Round had just completed a turn and for some unexplainable reason hit a tree causing the ac to go straight in. This was at QL6645 approx 12 m NE of Rangoon. Ground party did the 5.5 mile treck. Unfortunately Round was found dead in teh ockpit and must have been killed instantaneously.
Source ORB

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