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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 90301
Last updated: 17 May 2020
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Date:18-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:66 Squadron Royal Air Force (66 Sqn RAF)
Registration: K9806
C/n / msn: 27
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 K9806 (c/n 27 - the 27th production Spitfire)
18/11/38: Delivered to 66 Squadron at RAF Duxford, coded 'L' later 'RB-A'.
18/07/39: Written off when made a wheels-up landing at RAF Duxford, Cambridgeshire
25/08/39: Struck Off Charge and reassigned to ground instructional use. To 1638M with 1 SoTT RAF Halton.
26/05/44: Finally "reduced to produce" (scrapped)

Sources:

1. Royal Air Force Aircraft K1000-K9999 (James J. Halley, Air Britain, 1976 page 79)
2. http://blogs.iwm.org.uk/historic-duxford/category/66-squadron/
3. http://allspitfirepilots.org/aircraft/K9806
4. Photo of Spitfire K9806: https://www.worldwarphotos.info/gallery/uk/raf/spitfire5/spitfire-mk-i-k9806-66-sqd-rb-a/
5. https://forum.keypublishing.com/showthread.php?126169-Mk-1-Spitfire&p=2059442#post2059442
6. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/spitfire/p001.html


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Feb-2011 19:28 angels one five Added
25-Dec-2011 04:39 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Location, Narrative]
10-Jan-2012 15:26 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
10-Jan-2012 15:27 angels one five Updated [[Aircraft type, Operator]]
13-Jan-2012 01:46 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Nature, Destination airport]
22-Jan-2012 19:23 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]
06-May-2012 11:31 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
30-May-2012 00:23 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location]
04-Nov-2012 16:48 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]
22-Aug-2013 15:02 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
16-Jan-2014 23:12 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Nature]
09-Jun-2015 08:16 Angel dick one Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport]
30-Mar-2018 00:15 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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