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Date:02-MAR-1940
Time:night
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: K9978
MSN: 192
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Near Dunbar, East Lothian -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Drem, East Lothian, Scotland
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Written off (damaged beyond repair) 02/03/1940: Pilot became lost whilst on a night patrol. Ran out of fuel. Force-landed and hit a hedge near Dunbar. SOC 13/5/40.

Sources:

Spitfire production list
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/No._602_Squadron_RAF#World_War_II


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Mar-2011 04:48 angels one five Added
25-Dec-2011 10:10 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Narrative]
12-Jan-2012 00:42 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Location]
22-Jan-2012 20:23 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type]
04-Nov-2012 13:50 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
06-Nov-2012 20:45 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
25-Apr-2013 01:04 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
07-Feb-2021 20:08 angels one five Updated [Time, Phase, Source, Narrative]

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