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Tuesday, October 20, 2009
EVENTS for 20th October
On 20th October 1947 Spitfire LF.9 MH504 of 595 Sqn suffered an engine failure. The pilot recovered to Pembrey for an emergency landing, made downwind and into the sun. To avoid overshooting he swung the aircraft but the port undercarriage collapsed.