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Last updated: 3 May 2020
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Date:03-APR-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:41 Squadron Royal Air Force (41 Sqn RAF)
Registration: K9845
C/n / msn: 57
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, North Yorkshire
Destination airport:RAF Catterick, North Yorkshire
Narrative:
Supermarine Spitfire Mk I K9845 (c/n 57 - the 57th production Spitfire)
13/01/39: First Flown at Eastleigh, Southampton, Hampshire
17/01/39: Delivered to 41 Squadron at RAF Catterick
03/04/39: Wheels up landing, (pilot uninjured) at RAF Catterick, North Yorkshire
15/05/39: Struck Off Charge 15-5-39.
15/06/39: Re-assigned as ground instructional airframe: to 1479M at RAF Locking. Total Flying Hours 42:25.

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/K9845
4. 41 Sqn ORB at http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/D8411674
5. 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 21:22 angels one five Added
25-Dec-2011 04:14 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Narrative]
10-Jan-2012 15:09 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Location]
15-Jan-2012 01:50 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Nature, Destination airport]
22-Jan-2012 19:07 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type]
05-May-2012 10:23 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 00:15 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location]
04-Nov-2012 03:38 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]
14-Aug-2013 04:02 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
18-Aug-2013 13:01 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
22-Aug-2013 15:00 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location]
17-Jan-2014 06:28 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Nature, Narrative]
06-Jun-2015 20:03 Gun Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport]
26-Mar-2018 18:11 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
26-Mar-2018 18:15 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]
11-Oct-2019 22:13 angels one five Updated [Narrative]

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