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Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  11 Jun 47 Aircraft Name  Spitfire XIVe Serial Number  SM925
Unit  4 Sqdn IAF Operating Airfield   Country  India
Aircrew details Fg Offr J A Martin*(2993)
Details flew into mountain at Okayama Japan while following TX979
Source RIAFDB

Casualities in the CWGC Register for Spitfire XIVe SM925

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetary/Memorial & Loc Ref
Flying OfficerJoseph Anthony MARTIN (2993) SM925   1947-06-114 Sqdn AIR27 JapanYokohama War Cemetery

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Pilot killed in India 1947Hello Steve, There were as you can see from the database several killed . But if you are interested then Colin Cummings's "Final Landings" has the following. Beaufighter X - RD787 84 Sqdn - 25/1/47 Crew of three. Tempest F2 - PR807 - 20 Sqn - 16/5/47. Crew of one. Spitfire F14 - SM925 - RIAF - 11/6/47 There were several other aircraft with losses of Indian airmen. Alex ....Read More.Alex Smart on 30th May 2018 08:11:27
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