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Last updated: 3 May 2020
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Date:01-JUN-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:66 Squadron Royal Air Force (66 Sqn RAF)
Registration: K9949
C/n / msn: 162
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Duxford, Cambridgeshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Duxford, Cambridgeshire
Destination airport:RAF Duxford, Cambridegshire
Narrative:
Supermarine Spitfire Mk.1 K9949 (c/n 162 - 162nd production Spitfire)
26/04/39: First Flown at Eastleigh, Southampton, Hampshire
28/04/39: Delivered to 66 Squadron, RAF Duxford.
01/06/39: Hit obstacle during a night landing at RAF Duxford, Cambridgeshire
02/06/39: Struck off charge as damaged beyond economic repair. Total Flying Hours 26.50

Sources:

1. Royal Air Force Aircraft K1000-K9999 (James J. Halley, Air Britain, 1976 page 80)
2. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/spitfire/p001.html
3. http://www.strijdbewijs.nl/birds/spitfire/calendar6.htm
4. http://allspitfirepilots.org/aircraft/K9949


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Jan-2011 16:52 angels one five Added
25-Dec-2011 04:23 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Location, Narrative]
10-Jan-2012 15:16 angels one five Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator]
15-Jan-2012 01:57 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location]
22-Jan-2012 19:13 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
05-May-2012 11:27 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
30-May-2012 00:19 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location]
02-Nov-2012 09:56 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
11-May-2013 17:23 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location]
09-Jun-2013 09:12 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Narrative]
26-Jul-2013 13:49 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location]
18-Aug-2013 13:04 angels one five Updated [Location]
17-Nov-2013 05:25 JINX Updated [Operator, Narrative]
18-Dec-2013 18:22 Nepa Updated [Operator]
02-Mar-2015 18:31 Lotos Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport]
30-Mar-2018 16:04 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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