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Last updated: 11 July 2020
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Date:18-APR-1939
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk I
Owner/operator:19 Squadron Royal Air Force (19 Sqn RAF)
Registration: K9798
C/n / msn: 13
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Duxford, Cambridgeshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Duxford, Cambridgeshire
Destination airport:RAF Duxford, Cambridegshire
Narrative:
Supermarine Spitfire Mk I K9798 (c/n 13 - the 13th production Spitfire)
30/07/38: First Flown at Eastleigh, Southampton, Hampshire
17/09/38: Delivered to 19 Squadron at RAF Duxford, Cambridgeshire. Later coded 'WZ-L'.
18/04/39: Written off in a wheels up landing at RAF Duxford, Cambridgeshire. Pilot Flt Sgt George Unwin
20/05/39: Struck Off Charge. Reassigned to ground instructional use: to 1490M at 6 SoTT.
29/06/42: Scrapped. Total Flying Hours 168.30

Sources:

1. Royal Air Force Aircraft K1000-K9999 (James J. Halley, Air Broitain, 1976 page 79)
2. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/spitfire/p001.html
3. http://allspitfirepilots.org/aircraft/K9798
4. https://www.asisbiz.com/il2/Spitfire/MkI-RAF-19Sqn-K/pages/Artwork-Spitfire-MkI-RAF-19Sqn-WZ-L-K9798-England-April-1939-0A.html
5. http://forum.12oclockhigh.net/showthread.php?t=32991


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Jan-2011 18:10 angels one five Added
25-Dec-2011 04:01 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]
10-Jan-2012 14:56 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location]
12-Jan-2012 13:40 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Nature]
22-Jan-2012 18:57 angels one five Updated [Narrative]
04-May-2012 21:19 Dr. John Smith Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
05-May-2012 10:49 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date, Registration, Cn, Source, Narrative]
30-May-2012 00:16 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location]
04-Nov-2012 03:39 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]
22-Aug-2013 15:01 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]
16-Jan-2014 23:09 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
08-Jun-2015 18:08 Angel dick one Updated [Operator, Destination airport]
26-Mar-2018 20:46 Dr. John Smith Updated [Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
11-Oct-2019 22:14 angels one five Updated [Narrative]

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