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Spitfire Blue Peter crash site and memorial

Item

Slide_KM_297.jpg

Title

Spitfire Blue Peter crash site and memorial

Description

NEAR THIS SPOT ON 23RD MAY
1942 SPITFIRE Mk VB AD 540 BLUE
PETER CRASHED WHILST ON
CONVOY DUTIES IN THE CLYDE
ESTUARY P.O. DAVID HUNTER
BLAIR BEING KILLED IN THE
ACCIDENT. THE AIRCRAFT LAY
HIDDEN FOR 51 YRS TO THE DAY
IT CRASHED UNTIL DISCOVERED BY
RALPH DAVIDSON OF THE D.G.A.G.
ON 23RD MAY 1993.

Identifier

Slide_KM_297

Contributor

KM

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Citation

DAC, “Spitfire Blue Peter crash site and memorial,” Carsphairn Archive, accessed March 1, 2024, https://carsphairn.org/CarsphairnArchive/items/show/1765.