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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 87260
Last updated: 1 June 2020
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Date:06-OCT-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:19 Squadron Royal Air Force (19 Sqn RAF)
Registration: K9821
C/n / msn: 36
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Newmarket Heath, Suffolk -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Duxford, Cambridgeshire
Destination airport:RAF Duxford, Cambridegshire
Narrative:
K9821 Spitfire Mk I (c/no.36). First Flown 2-12-38. To 19 Squadron at Duxford 5-12-38. Substantially damaged in a mid-air collision with another 19 Squadron Spitfire (K9854) and force-landed at Newmarket Heath, Suffolk, 6-10-39.
Flying accident Cat.C

29-5-40: Returned to the RAF at 54MU. FACE (?) 2-7-40. AST. To 57 OTU RAF Hawarden, Cheshire, 14-11-40.

Records of 57 OTU for July 1941 show Spitfire K9821 crashed on the 20-7-41 in the Wrexham area after colliding with another Spitfire of 57 OTU, K9895.

Struck Off Charge 20-7-41

Sources:

1. Royal Air Force Aircraft K1000-K9999 (James J. Halley, Air Britain, 1976 page 79)
2. Photo of accident at Spitfire: A Photographic Biography By Dilip Sarkar
2. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/spitfire/p001.html
3. http://minerahistory.proboards.com/index.cgi?action=display&board=mineragwynfryn&thread=1170&page=2
4. http://forum.12oclockhigh.net/showthread.php?t=32991


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-Jan-2011 02:22 angels one five Added
06-Jan-2011 20:05 angels one five Updated [Location, Departure airport]
25-Nov-2011 12:40 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Narrative]
25-Dec-2011 05:57 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
10-Jan-2012 16:17 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
13-Jan-2012 09:27 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Phase, Departure airport]
22-Jan-2012 19:46 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
07-May-2012 12:14 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 00:32 Nepa Updated [Operator]
05-Nov-2012 00:02 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]
16-Jan-2014 23:51 angels one five Updated [Operator, Narrative]
08-Jun-2015 18:09 Angel dick one Updated [Operator, Destination airport]
01-May-2018 15:09 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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