CRASH OF A SPITFIRE
AT PEARCE AIRFIELD, WA
ON 14 JULY 1945
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.
By Alan Mitchell
Can anyone help me with more information on this crash?
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