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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 137808
Last updated: 5 June 2020
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Date:30-SEP-1939
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk Ia
Owner/operator:66 Squadron Royal Air Force (66 Sqn RAF)
Registration: K9987
C/n / msn: 201
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Duxford, Cambridgeshire, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Duxford, Cambridgeshire
Destination airport:RAF Duxford
Narrative:
Supermarine Spitfire Mk.I K9987 (c/n 201 - 201st production Spitfire of the first production batch of 310)
22/05/39: First flown at Eastleigh, Southampton, Hampshire (R-R Merlin III engine)
23/05/39: Issued to 66 Squadron, RAF Duxford, Cambridgeshire (coded 'RB-V')
30/09/39: Hit hedge on approach and crash-landed at RAF Duxford, Cambridgeshire. Struck Off Charge (total time on airframe 53.90 flying hours)

Sources:

1. Royal Air Force Aircrft K1000-K9999 (James J. Halley, Air Britain, 1976 page 81)
2. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/spitfire/p001.html
3. https://www.asisbiz.com/il2/Spitfire/RAF-66Sqn-LZ/pages/Spitfire-Mk.Ia.html
4. http://allspitfirepilots.org/aircraft/203
5. http://www.raf-in-combat.com/wpsite/wp-content/uploads/edd/2014/11/tn_Spitfire-05.jpg


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-Aug-2011 18:15 angels one five Added
02-Aug-2011 18:18 angels one five Updated [Narrative]
25-Dec-2011 05:54 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Location, Nature, Destination airport]
10-Jan-2012 16:11 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Location, Nature, Destination airport]
13-Jan-2012 09:25 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Nature]
22-Jan-2012 19:43 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
29-Oct-2012 02:32 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
04-Nov-2012 23:57 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type]
26-Jun-2013 19:13 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location]
22-Oct-2013 14:59 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location]
18-Dec-2013 18:25 Nepa Updated [Operator]
14-Sep-2014 22:09 angels one five Updated [Operator, Source]
09-Jun-2015 08:22 Angel dick one Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport, Narrative]
22-Apr-2018 18:12 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date, Time, Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
22-Apr-2018 18:12 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]
06-Oct-2018 05:24 Nepa Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Operator]
09-Mar-2020 15:39 Iwosh Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Operator]

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