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During Cine gun practice; P/O Woodhead of 81 Sqdn collided with Sgt Tadeusz Bubes (Polish), and crashed near Southend, fatally. Sgt. Bubes in his damaged Spitfire, BM158, with almost complete loss of aileron control managed to bring his aircraft back to base. Time up 1100, time down 1140. Weather mentioned in report, low cloud, rain and gusts, probably contributory factor to the collision.