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Date:04-NOV-1939
Time:
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: K9855
C/n / msn: 68
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Catterick, North Yorkshire, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Catterick, North Yorkshire
Destination airport:RAF Catterick
Narrative:
First Flown 26-1-39. Delivered to 41 Squadron 4-2-39 at RAF Catterick, North Yorkshire. Later coded 'DL-R' . Written off (damaged beyond economic repair) when overshot on landing in heavy rain, hit hedge, and tipped onto its nose at RAF Catterick, North Yorkshire, 4-11-1939.
Crew:
Pilot Officer Peter Reginald Whalley WICKHAM (pilot, Service Number 33403) RAF - injured.

Re-assigned to Ground Instructional use 6-11-39. To 1646M at 1AAS Manby, Lincolnshire, Struck off charge 6-11-39

Sources:

1. Royal Air Force Aircraft K1000-K9999 (James J. Halley, Air Britain, 1976 page
2. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/spitfire/p001.html
3. http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?12516-41-Sq-Spitfire-forced-landing-before-WW2-N.Yorkshire
3. http://web.archive.org/web/20160404024758/http://brew.clients.ch/nomroll23-39.htm
4. http://web.archive.org/web/20120505145539/http://www.thesoutheastecho.co.uk/Squadrons/41_squadron.htm


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
06-Jan-2011 20:28 angels one five Added
06-Jan-2011 20:30 angels one five Updated [Narrative]
20-Nov-2011 11:45 angels one five Updated [Date, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Narrative]
25-Dec-2011 05:59 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Nature, Destination airport]
10-Jan-2012 16:21 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Nature, Destination airport]
15-Jan-2012 02:17 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Nature]
22-Jan-2012 19:48 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type]
07-May-2012 13:03 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 00:31 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location]
05-Nov-2012 00:04 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]
10-Oct-2013 08:28 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
16-Nov-2013 08:44 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Narrative]
29-Jan-2014 23:49 angels one five Updated [Operator, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Narrative]
06-Jun-2015 20:16 Gun Updated [Operator, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
24-Jun-2018 21:57 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
06-Oct-2018 05:27 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport, Operator]

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