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Date:29-FEB-1940
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Supermarine Spitfire Mk I
Owner/operator:152 (Hyderabad) Squadron Royal Air Force (152 (Hyderabad) Sqn RAF)
Registration: K9898
MSN: 109
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Aircraft missing
Location:The North Sea -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Stn Acklington, Northumberland
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Spitfire K9898 was ditched in the North Sea after the engine failed.
The pilot was never found.

Squadron Leader Frederic William Shute RAF missing.
R.I.P.
S/L Shute is remembered on the Runnymede Memorial.

Sources:

Spitfire production list.


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