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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 87342
Last updated: 7 June 2020
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Date:09-MAY-1939
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk Ia
Owner/operator:19 Squadron Royal Air Force (19 Sqn RAF)
Registration: K9859
C/n / msn: 76
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Duxford, Cambridgeshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Duxford, Cambridgeshire
Destination airport:RAF Duxford, Cambridegshire
Narrative:
Supermarine Spitfire Mk Ia K9859 (c/n 76 - 76th production Spitfire)
03/02/39: First Flown at Eastleigh, Southampton, Hampshire
24/04/39: Delivered to 19 Squadron, RAF Duxford, Cambridgeshire
06/05/39: Written off when struck fence on approach RAF Duxford. Struck off charge and became ground instructional airframe: to 1825M.

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/K9859
4. http://forum.12oclockhigh.net/showthread.php?t=32991


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Jan-2011 00:16 angels one five Added
25-Dec-2011 04:21 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Narrative]
15-Jan-2012 01:55 Nepa Updated [Registration, Location, Nature]
22-Jan-2012 19:11 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
05-May-2012 08:32 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
30-May-2012 00:18 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location]
04-Nov-2012 03:46 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]
14-Aug-2013 03:55 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
18-Aug-2013 13:02 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
02-Mar-2015 18:24 QQ3 Updated [Operator, Departure airport]
28-Mar-2018 13:42 Dr. John Smith Updated [Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
11-Oct-2019 22:55 angels one five Updated [Narrative]

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