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    Hello, can anyone access 66 Squadron's ORB for 3/4/44. I am looking for information regarding the loss of Keith Grant Learn, RCAF, North of Tangmere - possibly Spitfire MJ175.

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    Can't help with the ORB but various sources including a Google search of MJ175 confirm this was the aircraft F/O Learn was flying at the time he was killed. He apparently clipped trees then crashed into rising ground North of Tangmere. J

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    Quote Originally Posted by norfolkjohn View Post
    Can't help with the ORB but various sources including a Google search of MJ175 confirm this was the aircraft F/O Learn was flying at the time he was killed. He apparently clipped trees then crashed into rising ground North of Tangmere. J

    Thank you Norfolk John

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    Hello

    Spitfire MJ175 was a LFIX build by the Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory onder the contractnumber B981687/39 , enterd service with 33 Maintenance Unit , 485 sqdn and 66 Sqdn , written of by flying accident on 02/04/44 , F/O Learn Keith Grant RCAF J/25159 Saskatchwan Canada , buried Brookwood Military Cemetery.

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    There is no reference to this loss in the ORB of 66 Squadron.
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    Thank you Andy - thanks for looking

    Best wishes

    Adam

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    Thank you Alain

    Adam

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    Some sources say Keith Learn was lost on the day before. If you would kindly check on the 2nd as well I would appreciate it.

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    Adam

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    Hello ,

    According to : http://www.airhistory.org.uk/spitfire/p066.html

    MJ175 LFIX CBAF M66 33MU 16-10-43 485S 4-11-43 349S 16-3-44 66S FACE 2-4-44

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    Thanks again Alain

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