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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 87283
Last updated: 8 April 2020
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Date:23-MAY-1939
Time:night
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk I
Owner/operator:41 Squadron Royal Air Force (41 Sqn RAF)
Registration: K9842
C/n / msn: 55
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Catterick, North Yorkshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Catterick
Destination airport:RAF Catterick
Narrative:
Supermarine Spitfire Mk 1 K9842 (c/n 55 - 55th production Spitfire)
12/01/39: First Flown at Eastleigh, Southampton, Hampshire.
16/01/39: Delivered to 41 Squadron, RAF Catterick, North Yorkshire.
23/05/39: Stalled & crashed in night landing. Pilot: Pilot Officer (33412) Colin "Robbie" Robertson* RAF - uninjured.
14/06/39: Struck Off Charge as damaged beyond economic repair. Total Flying Hours 97:15.

* See ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 70861, crash of DH Mosquito DD754 12/12/43.

Sources:

1. Royal Air Force Aircraft K1000-K9999 (James J Halley, Air Britain, 1976 page 79)
2. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/spitfire/p001.html
3. http://allspitfirepilots.org/aircraft/K9842
4. http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?12516-41-Sq-Spitfire-forced-landing-before-WW2-N.Yorkshire


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-Jan-2011 19:10 angels one five Added
05-Jan-2011 19:12 angels one five Updated [Source]
25-Dec-2011 04:22 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Location, Narrative]
10-Jan-2012 15:15 angels one five Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Location]
15-Jan-2012 01:56 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Nature, Destination airport]
22-Jan-2012 19:12 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
05-May-2012 08:40 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
05-May-2012 08:45 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]
30-May-2012 00:18 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location]
04-Nov-2012 03:48 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]
12-Oct-2013 20:50 JINX Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
16-Nov-2013 08:48 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Narrative]
17-Nov-2013 05:23 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport]
18-Dec-2013 18:21 Nepa Updated [Operator]
17-Jan-2014 06:10 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Nature, Narrative]
06-Jun-2015 20:05 Gun Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Narrative]
18-Dec-2016 02:19 angels one five Updated [Location, Departure airport, Narrative]
28-Mar-2018 14:08 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
04-Oct-2019 19:24 angels one five Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
11-Oct-2019 23:12 angels one five Updated [Narrative]

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