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Tuesday, July 7, 2009

EVENTS for 7th July

On 7th July 1941 Spitfire I's X4024 & X4607 of 53 OTU collided in formation. X4024 crashed on a house at South View, Mount Pleasant, Merthyr, killing the Canadian pilot and three people on the ground. X4607 came down in a field between Mount Pleasant and Quaker's Yard, also killing the Canadian pilot.
See http://www.alangeorge.co.uk/spitfirecrash.htm but date quoted as 14/07/41.

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