CRASH OF A SPITFIRE
AT PEARCE AIRFIELD, WA
ON 14 JULY 1945

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RAAF Spitfire A58-162, of  85 Squadron RAAF, piloted by W/O Gray, suffered an engine failure during take-off from Pearce airfield in Western Australia on 14 July 1945. The Spitfire tipped over on its nose. The aircraft was not badly damaged and the pilot was uninjured.

 

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