Accident Supermarine Spitfire Mk Vb ER726, Friday 1 January 1943
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Date:Friday 1 January 1943
Time:11:08-15
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Supermarine Spitfire Mk Vb
Owner/operator:81 Sqn RAF
Registration: ER726
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:E Bone -   Algeria
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Bone
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Shot down by Bf-109G of JG 53.
Pilot was J/8147 F/O William Sydney Large (RCAF)

Sources:

http://www.rafcommands.com/database/serials/details.php?uniq=ER726
https://www.bombercommandmuseumarchives.ca/canadaairwar/canadaairwar1943.pdf
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/ParadieArchiveDatabase/?q=8147
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/AlliedLossesIncidents/?q=j%2F8147
https://books.google.ca/books?id=ucD-AwAAQBAJ&pg=PT454&lpg=PT454&dq=%22William+Sydney+Large%22&source=bl&ots=VPWl-FdP2T&sig=ACfU3U30n-aw8CybgYBVnIQaP1VMS70Z8A&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwji2_TZ3NDtAhV2JzQIHTXoASsQ6AEwCXoECAEQAg#v=onepage&q=%22William%20Sydney%20Large%22&f=false
Mediterranean Air War vol.3 + OKL Luftwaffe claims

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Dec-2020 18:52 tachel Added
15-Dec-2020 20:12 tachel Updated [Departure airport, Source]
09-Jan-2021 09:40 ABBA Updated [Operator, Location, Operator]
09-Feb-2021 15:59 rvargast17 Updated [Time, Cn, Location, Country, Source, Narrative]

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