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    Default Spitfire P9558 of 54 Sqn abandoned 25-10-40 or 28-10-40

    Thanks for 100% success rate so far

    Can anyone supply a pilot of for Spitfire P9558 of 54 Sqn 1-9-40 engine failed aircraft abandoned near Catterick 25-10-40

    Just found out that this a reference to this incident is also quoted for 28-10-40
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    Bump for possible corrected date....

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    Foreman has in Fighter Command Diaries a 54 Sqn
    accident loss Cat 5 on 24-10-40 (day earlier ) but no further details

    Paul

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    Default Spitfire P9558

    Paul, I have P9558 listed as crashing near Round Hill Farm, Hackforth, near Catterick on 25th Oct 1940. Pilot baled out due to engine failure on practice dog fight. a/c crashed at 17.55hrs. Sadly however I too have no pilots name.

    regards Rich Allenby

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