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Last updated: 25 March 2020
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Date:13-JUL-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:72 Squadron Royal Air Force (72 Sqn RAF)
Registration: K9923
C/n / msn: 143
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Church Fenton, North Yorkshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Church Fenton
Destination airport:RAF Church Fenton
Narrative:
Supermarine Spitfire Mk1 K9923 (c/n 143 - 143rd production Spitfire)
03/04/39: First Flown at Eastleigh, Southampton, Hampshire.
21/04/39: Delivered to 72 Squadron at RAF Chruch Fenton, North Yorkshire and coded 'LZ-H'.
13/07/39: Written off when made a wheels up landing at RAF Church Fenton, North Yorkshire.
00/08/39: Struck off charge as damaged beyond repair and "reduced to produce" (scrapped) at No.1 CRU, (Civilian Repair Unit) Cowley, Oxfordshire.

Sources:

1. Royal Air Force Aircraft K1000-K9999 (James J. Hlley, Air Britsin, 197 page 79)
2. Wreckage of K9923 at 1 CRU: Spitfire in Action by Jerry Scutts (Squadron/Signal Publications Inc, 1980, page 5)
3. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/spitfire/p001.html
4. http://allspitfirepilots.org/aircraft/K9923
5. 72 Squadron RAF ORB (Air Ministry Form 540) at http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/D8453473


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Jan-2011 20:05 angels one five Added
25-Dec-2011 04:37 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Location, Destination airport, Narrative]
10-Jan-2012 15:25 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator]
13-Jan-2012 09:22 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Nature]
15-Jan-2012 02:31 Nepa Updated [Operator]
22-Jan-2012 19:21 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
06-May-2012 11:21 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
30-May-2012 00:22 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location]
02-Nov-2012 00:50 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
27-May-2013 20:47 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location]
09-Jun-2013 09:40 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Narrative]
13-Aug-2013 22:29 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]
18-Aug-2013 13:08 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
02-Mar-2015 18:28 Lixon Updated [Operator, Departure airport]
29-May-2015 06:49 Angel dot comma Updated [Operator]
22-Jan-2016 06:34 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport]
16-Feb-2018 17:47 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
30-Mar-2018 16:29 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
30-Mar-2018 16:34 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
30-Mar-2018 16:35 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]
30-Mar-2018 16:40 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
04-Oct-2019 10:43 angels one five Updated [Narrative]
04-Oct-2019 10:55 angels one five Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport]

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