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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 137922
Last updated: 2 April 2020
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Date:07-OCT-1939
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk I
Owner/operator:603 (City of Edinburgh) Squadron Royal Air Force (603 (City of Edinburgh) Sqn RAF)
Registration: L1023
C/n / msn: XT-N
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Near RAF Turnhouse, Midlothian -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Turnhouse
Destination airport:RAF Turnhouse
Narrative:
L1023 Spitfire Mk.I. First Flown 17/6/39. Delivered to the RAF at 20 MU Aston Down 26/6/39. First issued to 603 (City of Edinburgh) Sqdn 15/9/39, coded 'XT-N'.

Stalled turning onto final approach to RAF Turnhouse and dived into the ground.
P/O G.C. Hunter was seriously injured in the crash.
Aircraft was a total wreck and was Struck Off Charge the next day.

Sources:

http://web.archive.org/web/20120512012338/http://www.thesoutheastecho.co.uk/Squadrons/603_squadron.htm
http://www.spitfires.ukf.net
Air-Britain: Royal Air Force Aircraft L1000-N9999


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
12-Aug-2011 01:20 angels one five Added
26-Aug-2011 14:52 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Destination airport, Narrative]
07-Sep-2011 02:24 angels one five Updated [Operator, Location]
07-Sep-2011 02:25 angels one five Updated [Location, Destination airport]
25-Dec-2011 05:58 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Nature, Destination airport]
28-Dec-2011 05:59 Nepa Updated [Operator]
10-Jan-2012 16:19 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Nature]
13-Jan-2012 01:51 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Nature, Destination airport]
22-Jan-2012 19:47 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
07-May-2012 12:23 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
30-May-2012 00:31 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location]
05-Nov-2012 00:03 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Source, Narrative]
21-Nov-2012 17:51 angels one five Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
24-Feb-2013 13:22 angels one five Updated [Operator, Nature, Narrative]
02-Jun-2013 17:16 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location]
16-Jul-2013 17:17 JINX Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
12-Oct-2013 20:53 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport]
18-Dec-2013 18:13 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport]
29-Jan-2014 23:45 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Narrative]
01-Mar-2014 22:53 Nepa Updated [Operator]
19-Apr-2015 22:38 angels one five Updated [Operator]
29-May-2015 06:37 Angel dot comma Updated [Operator, Departure airport]
24-Jan-2016 19:55 JIXN Updated [Cn, Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
27-Mar-2016 08:01 JIXN Updated [Cn, Operator, Narrative]

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