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Spitfire Va R7217 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database]

 Spitfire Va R7217

Va 1519 EA M45 FF 15.....[TRUNCATED] More information in: Spitfire Site

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  18 Aug 41 Aircraft Name  Spitfire V Serial Number  R7217
Unit  41 Sqdn Operating Airfield   Country  France
Aircrew details
Source Henk Welting's Database

National Archives AIR81

Citation AIR81 Casualty File Description Link
AIR81/8400Pilot Officer M G Williams: prisoner of war; shot down over enemy territory, aerial combat, Spitfire R7217, 41 Squadron, 18 August 1941.C16924242

Prisoners of War for Spitfire V R7217

RankName, Number, Trade & DetailsDate CapturedUnitPOW NoCamp
M G Williams (64271) Spitfire Va R7217 1941-08-1841 SqdnStalag Luft L3 Sagan and Belaria

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Related Posts in RAF Commands Forum

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Sgt Plt Graham E. Hann. 92 Sqn, lost 18 August 1941Hi Steve, John Foreman's 'Fighter Command War Diaries' "...but when Circus 78 was flown to Fives/Lille the Luftwaffe reacted, shooting down three Spitfires." From my own list these a/c were R7217 and R7291 of 41 Squadron, and R7346 of 92 Squadron which is listed as 'missing'. regards DaveW ....Read More.davew on 16th October 2013 07:37:23

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