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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 137846
Last updated: 12 August 2020
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Date:10-JUL-1940
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk I
Owner/operator:74 (Tiger) Squadron Royal Air Force (74 (Tiger) Sqn RAF)
Registration: P9399
C/n / msn: 581
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Lympne, Kent, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Hornchurch, Essex
Destination airport:RAF Lympne, Kent
Narrative:
Crashed in an emergency landing at Lympne after damage to the cooling system in battle.
SOC 15/7/40. To ground instructional airframe 2137M 22/10/40.
Crew:
P/O (41552) Donald Gordon COBDEN (pilot) RAF - unhurt ( KIA 11/8/40).

Sources:

Spitfire production list.
CWGC


Related books:

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Aug-2011 19:11 angels one five Added
04-Aug-2011 19:14 angels one five Updated [Registration, Cn]
26-Dec-2011 12:47 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Narrative]
15-Jan-2012 14:15 Nepa Updated [Operator, Departure airport]
22-Jan-2012 21:20 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
12-Nov-2012 00:11 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
02-Jun-2015 15:53 King Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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