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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 87340
 
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Date:27-APR-1939
Time:
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: K9856
MSN: 69
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Catterick, North Yorkshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Catterick, North Yorkshire
Destination airport:RAF Catterick. North Yorkshire
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
First Flown 28-1-39. Delivered to 41 Squadron at RAF Catterick, North Yorkshire 15-2-39. Written off due fire in flight, whilst pulling out of steep dive at speed, and crash-landed at RAF Catterick, North Yorkshire 27-4-39. Struck Off Charge 9-5-39. Total Flying Hours 20.50

Sources:

1. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/spitfire/p001.html
2. http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?12516-41-Sq-Spitfire-forced-landing-before-WW2-N.Yorkshire
3. http://www.oldrafrecords.com
4. http://web.archive.org/web/20160312232333/http://brew.clients.ch/raf41sqdn.htm
5. http://allspitfirepilots.org/aircraft/K9856
6. http://www.dtvmovements.co.uk/Archivesmonths/1985/1985%20-%20Mar.pdf


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
06-Jan-2011 20:45 angels one five Added
25-Dec-2011 04:20 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Narrative]
10-Jan-2012 15:13 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Location]
15-Jan-2012 01:53 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Nature]
22-Jan-2012 19:10 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
05-May-2012 07:48 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
30-May-2012 00:17 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location]
04-Nov-2012 03:45 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]
21-Aug-2013 21:40 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
02-Mar-2015 18:23 Apen Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport]
26-Jan-2018 01:56 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]

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