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Type:Fiat CR.42 Falco
Owner/operator:95 Squadriglia Regia Aeronautica
Registration: MM5701
MSN: 326
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Orfordness beach, Suffolk, -   United Kingdom
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:Eechlou (Eeklo), Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
Destination airport:-
En-Route on a bombing raid to Harwich, Essex England the aircraft was forced to land on the shingle beach at Orfordness, Suffolk following engine overheating due to a fractured oil pipe. The pilot Sergente Pietro Salvadori becoming a prisoner of war.

FlyPast February 1989


Photo of MM5701 courtesy

Hendon (closed)
18 June 2022; (c) Tim Lowe

Royal Air Force Museum, Hendon, UK - 18th September 2010

Royal Air Force Museum, Hendon, UK - 18th September 2010

Revision history:

11-Nov-2021 17:46 Peter Clarke Added
11-Nov-2021 17:49 Peter Clarke Updated [Photo]

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