ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 88953
Last updated: 25 October 2014
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Date:08-NOV-1939
Time:Night
Type:Supermarine Spitfire Mk I
Owner/operator: 54 Sqn, RAF
Registration: K9886
C/n / msn: 103
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Near Basildon, Essex -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Hornchurch
Destination airport:RAF Hornchurch
Narrative:
First Flown 5-3-39. Delivered to the RAF at Hornchurch for 54 Squadron on 8-3-39. Ran out of fuel and crashed whilst circling a beacon at night near Basildon, Essex.
SOC 14.12.39.

Pilot: Sgt Eric James Cole killed.


Sources:
http://www.spitfires.ukf.net/p001.htm
http://www.thesoutheastecho.co.uk/Squadrons/54_squadron.htm#AIRCRAFT


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12-Jan-2011 04:01 angels one five Added
12-Jan-2011 04:05 angels one five Updated [Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Source, Damage, Narrative]
25-Dec-2011 06:02 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Location, Nature, Narrative]
10-Jan-2012 16:24 angels one five Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Location]
15-Jan-2012 02:21 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Nature, Departure airport]
22-Jan-2012 19:52 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
07-May-2012 13:35 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total occupants, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
30-May-2012 00:30 Nepa Updated [Operator]
25-Oct-2012 00:43 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative]
26-Jan-2013 16:29 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Phase, Narrative]
23-Apr-2013 21:42 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type]
05-Sep-2013 18:23 angels one five Updated [Operator, Location, Narrative]
10-Oct-2013 06:11 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
18-Dec-2013 18:10 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location]
29-Jan-2014 23:57 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Narrative]
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