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Spitfire MV458 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database]

 Spitfire MV458

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Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  09 May 45 Aircraft Name  Spitfire VIII Serial Number  MV458
Unit  17 Sqdn Operating Airfield  Tennant Country  Burma
Aircrew details W O J Cotterill
Details Tennant airstrip. Tyre burst on TO, pilot BL after Tennant airstrip. Instructions provided to move ac to Thedaw. but heavy storm made landing their impossible and ac returned to Tennant. Cotteril had to make a wheels up landing at base as his port tyre had come off on take off.
Source ORB / The Price of P

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