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Last updated: 21 May 2020
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Date:03-MAR-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:74 Squadron Royal Air Force (74 Sqn RAF)
Registration: K9866
C/n / msn: 84
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Hornchurch, Essex -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Hornchurch, Essex
Destination airport:RAF Hornchurch
Narrative:
K9866 Spitfire Mk I (c/no.84 - 84th production Spitefire)
13/02/39: First flown at Eastleigh, Southampton, Hampshire
14/02/39: Delivered to 74 Squadron, RAF Hornchurch.
03/03/39: Written off (damaged beyond repair) when undercarriage collapsed in a heavy landing at RAF Hornchurch, Essex
14/04/39: Damaged airframe to ground instructional use as 1428M at 6 SoTT, later to ground instructional use at 53 OTU.
26/08/44: Struck Off Charge. Total flying time on airframe 136.30 hours

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://allspitfirepilots.org/aircraft/K9866
4. http://spitfire production list.uk.html


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Jan-2011 19:15 angels one five Added
25-Dec-2011 04:07 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Narrative]
10-Jan-2012 15:03 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator]
15-Jan-2012 01:45 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Nature, Destination airport]
22-Jan-2012 19:02 angels one five Updated [Narrative]
22-Jan-2012 19:02 angels one five Updated [[Narrative]]
05-May-2012 08:54 Dr. John Smith Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
30-May-2012 00:09 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location]
27-Oct-2012 03:34 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
06-Aug-2013 04:24 JINX Updated [Operator]
18-Aug-2013 12:59 angels one five Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport]
01-Oct-2013 05:23 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
30-Jan-2014 06:34 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]
02-Jun-2015 15:43 King Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport]
20-Jan-2016 17:53 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport]
21-Jan-2016 17:49 King T. Updated [Operator, Narrative]
22-Jan-2016 06:33 JINX Updated [Operator]
11-Jan-2018 08:18 angels one five Updated [Nature, Narrative]
16-Feb-2018 17:45 Nepa Updated [Operator]
24-Mar-2018 22:24 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
09-Mar-2020 15:37 Iwosh Updated [Aircraft type, Destination airport, Source, Operator]

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