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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 118844
Last updated: 6 November 2020
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Date:28-MAY-1944
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk Vb
Owner/operator:326th FRSqn / 31st FRGp USAAF
Registration: BL993
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:RAF Middle Wallop / USAAF Sta.449, Hampshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Taxi
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Middle Wallop, Hampshire (EGVP)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Supermarine Spitfire Mk Vb BL993, Built at Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory in Jan/Feb 1942
22-Feb-42: Delivered to RAF at 12 MU
12-Mar-42: Issued to 504 Squadron
19-Oct-42; transferred to 501 Squadron
30-Oct-42: Flying accident Cat AC damage; Repair On Site
25-May-43: Returned to service with 19 Squadron
01-Jul-43: transferred to 315 (Polish) Squadron RAF Ballyherbert as "PK-X"
31-Mar-44: To USAAF. Issued to 326th FRS, 31st FRG, 9th AF
28-May-44: Damaged in a taxiing accident at USAAF Station 449, Middle Wallop, Hampshire
23-Jul-44: To London Midland Scotland Railways for repairs and Merlin M46 engine installed
01-Feb-45: To Armee de l'Air

Sources:

1. http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/db.asp
2. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/spitfire/p025.html
3. http://www.americanairmuseum.com/aircraft/20505
4. http://www.hampshireairfields.co.uk/hancrash.html


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
12-May-2019 15:14 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
15-Feb-2020 11:21 Iwosh Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Operator]

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