ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 87253
Last updated: 31 October 2014
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Date:29-FEB-1940
Time:Night
Type:Supermarine Spitfire Mk I
Owner/operator:19 Sqn, RAF
Registration: K9809
C/n / msn: 17
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:1.5 miles from RAF Duxford, Cambridgeshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:RAF Duxford
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The Spitfire dived into the ground only moments after taking off. The pilot was killed.
Cat. E
SOC 15/3/40.

P/O Horace Arthur Trenchard RAF, killed in a flying accident.
R.I.P.
P/O Trenchard is buried in Whittlesford ( Saints Mary and Andrew ) Churchyard.

Sources:
Spitfire production list


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Revision history:

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05-Jan-2011 00:12 angels one five Added
25-Dec-2011 10:05 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Departure airport, Narrative]
12-Jan-2012 00:41 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location]
13-Jan-2012 02:06 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Nature, Departure airport]
22-Jan-2012 20:22 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
11-Nov-2012 23:26 angels one five Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total occupants, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
25-Nov-2012 16:49 angels one five Updated [Narrative]
01-Feb-2013 14:56 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Narrative]
23-Oct-2013 09:50 angels one five Updated [Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
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