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Typhoon JP973

Aircraft Model:Hawker Typhoon Mk. IB
Manufacturer:Gloster Aircraft Company
Identities:JP973
Units:No. 183 Squadron, RAF

Timeline

29 January 1944Aircraft was shot down by a fighter during a Rodeo sortie to the Guipavas airfield.
Pilot: Sgt SIDNEY WILLIAM SMITH, RAFVR 1394048 (Killed)

References

Franks, N.L. 2000 Royal Air Force Fighter Command Losses of the Second World War - Volume 3: Operational Losses: Aircraft and Crews, 1944-1945. Hersham: Midland Publishing.

Mason, F.K. 1966 The Hawker Typhoon. Profile Publications Number 81. Leatherhead: Profile Publications Ltd.

Record updated on 19 May 2018.


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