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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: K9937
MSN: 149
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
Departure airport:RAF Church Fenton
Destination airport:RAF Church Fenton
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Supermarine Spitfire Mk I K9937 (c/n 149 - 149th production Spitfire).
17/04/39: First Flown at Eastleigh, Southampton, Hampshire
19/04/39: Delivered to 72 Squadron at RAF Church Fenton, North Yorkshire. Coded 'SD-B'.
30/06/39: Written off when braked to avoid overshooting and tipped up onto its nose at RAF Church Fenton
21/07/39: Struck Off Charge and reduced to produce (scrapped).


1. Royal Air Force Aircraft K1000-K9999 (James J. Halley, Air Britain, 1976 page 80)
4. 41 Squadron ORB (Operations Record Book - Air Ministry Form 540):

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Revision history:

18-Jan-2011 22:27 angels one five Added
25-Dec-2011 04:26 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Destination airport, Narrative]
10-Jan-2012 15:21 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Location]
10-Jan-2012 15:21 angels one five Updated [[Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Location]]
15-Jan-2012 02:02 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Nature, Destination airport]
15-Jan-2012 02:30 Nepa Updated [Operator]
22-Jan-2012 19:18 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Destination airport]
05-May-2012 11:51 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 00:20 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location]
02-Nov-2012 02:13 angels one five Updated [Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
04-Nov-2012 16:50 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type]
27-May-2013 20:46 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Nature]
09-Jun-2013 09:39 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Narrative]
05-Aug-2013 18:07 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]
18-Aug-2013 13:07 angels one five Updated [Operator]
02-Mar-2015 18:26 King Updated [Operator, Departure airport]
19-Apr-2015 22:27 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Nature, Narrative]
29-May-2015 06:49 Angel dot comma Updated [Operator, Nature]
23-Jan-2016 14:27 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Narrative]
16-Feb-2018 17:46 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
29-Mar-2018 21:36 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
07-Feb-2021 01:05 angels one five Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]

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