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Last updated: 18 May 2020
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Date:24-JAN-1940
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: K9811
C/n / msn: 21
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Clare, Suffolk -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Duxford, Cambridgeshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
On 24 January 1940 Sgt Peter Stackhouse Gunning of 19 Sqn RAF got lost and ran out of fuel. He belly-landed his Spitfire Ia K9811 near Clare, Suffolk. He was unhurt but the aircraft was badly damaged. It was picked up by 54 MU on 2 February and SOC( struck off charge) four days later as being damaged beyond repair.

This Spitfire was one of the first produced and had been received by 19 Sqn on 5 November 1938.

Sources:

http://forum.12oclockhigh.net/showthread.php?t=32991
http://www.airhistory.org.uk/spitfire/p001.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clare,_Suffolk
http://www.maplandia.com/united-kingdom/england/east-anglia/suffolk-county/clare/


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-Jan-2011 00:38 angels one five Added
25-Dec-2011 06:20 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Nature]
10-Jan-2012 02:42 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Location]
10-Jan-2012 10:58 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Nature, Departure airport]
12-Jan-2012 00:30 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport]
15-Jan-2012 02:25 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Nature]
22-Jan-2012 20:14 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type]
04-Nov-2012 02:53 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total occupants, Location, Source, Narrative]
08-Nov-2012 15:38 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Narrative]
01-Feb-2013 14:55 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Nature]
27-Mar-2013 13:35 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
21-Jul-2013 08:27 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Nature, Narrative]
26-Jul-2013 13:54 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
27-Sep-2013 06:27 angels one five Updated [Operator]
14-Oct-2013 04:48 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport]
21-Oct-2013 23:49 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
08-Jun-2015 18:11 Angel dick one Updated [Operator, Nature, Departure airport]
24-Jan-2017 14:42 Laurent Rizzotti Updated [Source, Narrative]
19-Apr-2019 05:14 angels one five Updated [Operator, Narrative]

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