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History Air Crashes of WWII

Allied - Lockheed P - 38 Lightning 1

REF NR: 1944

The first American aircraft to crash on the island had the misfortune of flying too low in low light levels as it travelled across the south-western approach of Compton Bay, towards the downs and did not manage to clear Compton Down itself.The aircraft immediately burst into flames and the pilot was lost.

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