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Last updated: 19 June 2020
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Date:18-JUL-1939
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk I
Owner/operator:602 (City of Glasgow) Squadron Royal Air Force (602 (City of Glasgow) Sqn RAF)
Registration: K9971
C/n / msn: 185
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Church Fenton, Yorkshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Abbotsinch, Glasgow
Destination airport:RAF Church Fenton, North Yorkshire
Narrative:
Supermarine Spitfire Mk.1 K9971 (c/n 185 - 185th production Spitfire)
11/05/39: First Flown at Eastleigh, Southampton, Hampshire
18/05/39: Delivered to RAF Abbotsinch, for 602 (City of Glasgow) Squadron.
18/07/39: Overshot landing at RAF Church Fenton, North Yorkshire, skidded on wet ground, and hit a hedge.
00/08/39: Struck Off Charge & reduced to produce (scrapped).

Sources:

1. Royal Air Force Aircraft K1000-K9999 (James J. Halley, Air Britain, 1976, page 80)
2. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/spitfire/p001.html
3. http://allspitfirepilots.org/aircraft/K9971


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Jan-2011 23:53 angels one five Added
25-Dec-2011 04:41 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Narrative]
10-Jan-2012 15:31 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
15-Jan-2012 02:12 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Nature]
22-Jan-2012 19:26 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
06-May-2012 11:50 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
30-May-2012 00:34 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location]
04-Nov-2012 16:58 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]
12-Oct-2013 20:51 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
14-Nov-2013 07:02 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location]
17-Nov-2013 05:28 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location]
17-Dec-2013 17:28 Nepa Updated [Operator]
01-Mar-2014 22:49 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
19-Apr-2015 22:30 angels one five Updated [Operator, Nature]
29-May-2015 10:55 Angel dot comma Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport]
23-Jan-2016 14:31 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Destination airport]
26-Mar-2016 20:24 SIS07 Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Nature, Narrative]
31-Mar-2018 21:12 Dr. John Smith Updated [Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
31-Mar-2018 21:14 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]

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