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Spitfire 944 – WWII Pilot Watches Footage Of His 1944 Crash Landing For The First Time

Posted: June 12, 2013

On September 12th, 1944 World War II pilot John S. Blyth crash landed his Spitfire Mk XI fighter plane at Mount Farm Airbase in Great Britain. Flight Surgeon James R. Savage happened to capture the entire crash on 16mm film. Sixty-one years after the crash landing filmmaker William Lorton visits Blyth, and for the first time in his life he sees the footage of his own crash.
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