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Last updated: 12 June 2020
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Date:08-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:602 (City of Glasgow) Squadron Royal Air Force (602 (City of Glasgow) Sqn RAF)
Registration: K9966
C/n / msn: 180
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Abbotsinch, Glasgow -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Abbotsinch, Glasgow (GLA/EGPF)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Supermarine Spitfire Mk.1 K9966 (c/n 180 - the 180th prodcution Spitfire)
08/05/39: First flown at Eastleigh, Southampton, Hampshire
12/05/39: Delivered to 602 (City of Glasgow) Squadron, RAF and coded 'ZT-E',
08/07/39: Written off (damaged beyond economic repair) when undercarriage collapsed on take off, RAF Abbotsinch, Glasgow.
15/08/39: Struck Off Charge and reduced to produce (scrapped)

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.602squadronmuseum.org.uk/history/ww2.php
4. http://allspitfirepilots.org/aircraft/K9966


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Feb-2011 16:04 angels one five Added
25-Dec-2011 04:30 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Narrative]
10-Jan-2012 15:24 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator]
13-Jan-2012 01:43 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Nature]
22-Jan-2012 19:21 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
06-May-2012 10:58 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total occupants, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
30-May-2012 00:21 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location]
03-Nov-2012 02:58 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Nature, Source, Narrative]
20-Aug-2013 23:20 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport]
24-Aug-2013 07:50 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location]
01-Oct-2013 18:06 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Narrative]
14-Nov-2013 07:01 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Nature]
17-Nov-2013 05:26 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location]
17-Dec-2013 17:28 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
01-Mar-2014 22:48 Nepa Updated [Operator]
19-Apr-2015 22:29 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Nature]
29-May-2015 10:54 Angel dot comma Updated [Operator, Location, Nature, Departure airport]
23-Jan-2016 14:28 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport]
13-Feb-2018 21:47 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
29-Mar-2018 22:32 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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