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Date:30-NOV-1939
Time:12:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Supermarine Spitfire Mk I
Owner/operator:41 Squadron Royal Air Force (41 Sqn RAF)
Registration: K9843
MSN: 74
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:RAF Catterick, North Yorkshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Catterick
Destination airport:RAF Catterick
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
First flown 12-1-39. Delivered to RAF Catterick, North Yorkshire for 41 Squadron 4-2-39.
Landed on soft ground and tipped up onto its nose.

The very same pilot - Sgt Reginald Thomas Llewellyn RAF (565271) - had taken off in Spitfire K9843, after having damaged another Spitfire (K9839) just one hour earlier(!) (Thomas Llewellyn did eventually get to be a better pilot, being awarded the DFM, and staying with the RAF until 1957.)

To AST Hamble 10-12-39 for repairs. Returned to service with 54 Squadron coded 'DL-N' in 2-40
Struck Off Charge 18-7-42 for ground instructional use: to 3229M.

Sources:

1.http://www.spitfires.ukf.net/p.001.htm
2.http://www.yorkshire-aircraft.co.uk/aircraft/yorkshire/york39/k9839.htm
3.http://www.org/web/201216059.htm
4.http://www.thesoutheastecho.co.uk/Squadrons/41_squadron.htm
5.http://www.org/web/201212647.htm
6.http://www.thesoutheastecho.co.uk/Squadrons/54_squadron.htm


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-Jan-2011 20:54 angels one five Added
05-Jan-2011 20:55 angels one five Updated [Date]
25-Nov-2011 13:03 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Destination airport, Narrative]
25-Dec-2011 06:06 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Nature]
10-Jan-2012 16:33 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Nature, Destination airport]
13-Jan-2012 09:28 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Nature]
22-Jan-2012 20:00 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
07-May-2012 14:28 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total occupants, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
07-May-2012 14:31 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]
30-May-2012 00:25 Nepa Updated [Time, Operator, Location]
05-Nov-2012 00:08 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]
05-Sep-2013 18:42 angels one five Updated [Operator, Narrative]
17-Jan-2014 06:15 angels one five Updated [Time, Nature, Narrative]
06-Jun-2015 20:18 Anon. Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Destination airport]
18-Nov-2015 07:03 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
07-Jan-2016 21:03 JIXN Updated [Operator, Location]
09-Mar-2020 15:46 Iwosh Updated [Aircraft type, Destination airport, Source, Operator]
06-Feb-2021 07:45 angels one five Updated [Location, Departure airport, Narrative]

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