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Spitfire Ia N3198 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database]

 Spitfire Ia N3198

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Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  07 Sep 40 Aircraft Name  Spitfire I Serial Number  N3198
Unit  602 Sqdn Operating Airfield   Country  UK
Aircrew details
Source Henk Welting's Database

National Archives AIR81

Citation AIR81 Casualty File Description Link
AIR81/3138Flying Officer W H Coverley: killed; enemy action, Spitfire N3198, 602 Squadron, 7 September 1940.C16472285

Casualities in the CWGC Register for Spitfire I N3198

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetary/Memorial & Loc Ref
Flying OfficerWilliam Hugh COVERLEY (70142) Pilot Spitfire Ia N3198  AIR81/3138 1940-09-07602 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomScarborough (Dean Road) Cemete

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Spitfire X4256Hi, Henry Wollaston Moody 81046 P/O 602 Sqdn Failed to return from combat over the Biggin Hill area on the 7th and was reported "Missing" Aged 30 yrs. Photo of him in "Men of the BoB" Air Brit W1000 - Z9999 only has X4256 - 602 - Missing, presumed shot down by Bf109 after scramble from Biggin Hill 7.9.40. FCL V1 second edition has page 78 602 - F/O W. H. Coverley - N3198 + Patrol. Baled out over Biggin Hill in combat and died of his wounds. Body not found till 16th September. Aged 23. While for the next entery, 602 - P/O H. W. Moody - X4256 + Ditto. 1730. NKG aged 30. So, is it known if Moody baled out over Biggin Hill as Coverley did ? Alex ....Read More.Alex Smart on 18th September 2008 11:36:05

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