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Spitfire LFVIII MV425 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database]

 Spitfire LFVIII MV425

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Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  07 Aug 45 Aircraft Name  Spitfire IX Serial Number  MV425
Unit  17 Sqdn Operating Airfield  Madura Country  India
Aircrew details Sgt A Wilkinson
Details 10m E of Madura - pilot made FL and turned over after hitting ditch. During flying training this morning, Sgt Wilkinson force landed about 10 miles away in a dried up river bed, the aircraft overturned, but luckily, Sgt Wilkinson suffered only a fractured collar bone.
Source ORB

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