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Spitfire PR.III X4493 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database]

 Spitfire PR.III X4493

PRIII 1361 EA MIII 1.....[TRUNCATED] More information in: Spitfire Site

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  27 Aug 41 Aircraft Name  Spitfire PR.IV Serial Number  X4493
Unit  3 PRU Operating Airfield   Country  Germany
Aircrew details
Source Henk Welting's Database

National Archives AIR81

Citation AIR81 Casualty File Description Link
AIR81/8615Flying Officer P Harding: prisoner of war; aircraft crashed due to engine failure at Jever, Germany, Spitfire X4493, Photographic Reconnassaince Unit, 27 August 1941.C16924457

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