asn logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 91456
Last updated: 3 August 2015
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.
Date:01-DEC-1942
Time:ca 14:45
Type:Supermarine Spitfire Mk IX
Owner/operator:401 (City of Westmount) Sqn RCAF
Registration: BR630
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Minor
Location:Near Coulsdon, Surrey -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Kenley
Destination airport:RAF Kenley, Surrey
Narrative:
Spitfire BR630 sustained Category A damage in a mid-air collision with Spitfire AB460 during flying practice. Landed safely at base. F/O Arthur Ince RCAF was uninjured.
The Spitfire was repaired on site and returned to service.

On 15/8/43 BR630 was lost in action during combat with Fw190s near Gravelines.

Sources:
Spitfire production list


Related books

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-Dec-2014 06:41 angels one five Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Total occupants, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
24-May-2015 20:01 Ing Edcker Updated [Time, Operator, Destination airport, Narrative]
Number of views: 764

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description