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Date:16-FEB-1939
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk I
Owner/operator:66 Squadron Royal Air Force (66 Sqn RAF)
Registration: K9812
C/n / msn: 22
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:4 miles south of Royston, Cambridgeshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Duxford, Cambridgeshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Spitfire Mk1 K9812 (c/n 22 - 22nd production Spitfire).
28/10/38: Delivered to 66 Squadron at RAF Duxford, Cambridgeshire. Later coded 'RB-T'.
16/02/39: Written off when engine failed, and crashed into a wood four miles south of Royston, Cambridgeshire
31/03/39: Damaged airframe reassigned for ground instructional use, as 1382M at 2 SoTT RAF Cosford. Total flying time on airframe 26.55 hours

Sources:

1. Royal Air Force Aircrqft K1000-K9999 (James J. Halley, Air Britain, 1976 page 79)
2. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/spitfire/p001.html
3. http://allspitfirepilots.org/aircraft/K9812
4. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/No._66_Squadron_RAF


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-Jan-2011 00:47 angels one five Added
25-Dec-2011 04:06 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]
10-Jan-2012 15:01 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location]
15-Jan-2012 01:44 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Phase, Nature]
22-Jan-2012 19:01 angels one five Updated [Narrative]
05-May-2012 09:22 Dr. John Smith Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
30-May-2012 00:08 Nepa Updated [Operator]
04-Nov-2012 16:41 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Source, Narrative]
05-Aug-2013 18:04 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Narrative]
18-Aug-2013 12:58 angels one five Updated [Operator]
16-Jan-2014 23:24 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Nature, Narrative]
09-Jun-2015 08:13 Angel dick one Updated [Operator, Nature, Departure airport]
24-Jan-2016 19:49 Angel dick one five Updated [Cn, Operator, Narrative]
11-Jan-2018 08:18 angels one five Updated [Nature, Narrative]
15-Feb-2018 08:33 Nepa Updated [Operator]
24-Mar-2018 20:18 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Cn, Location, Nature, Source, Narrative]
24-Mar-2018 20:19 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]
11-Oct-2019 21:52 angels one five Updated [Location, Narrative]

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