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Last updated: 7 October 2020
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Date:19-MAY-1940
Time:night
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk I
Owner/operator:64 Squadron Royal Air Force (64 Sqn RAF)
Registration: L1033
C/n / msn: 247
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Kenley, Whyteleafe, Surrey -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Kenley, Whyteleafe, Surrey
Destination airport:RAF Kenley, Whyteleafe, Surrey
Narrative:
Spitfire Mk.1 L1033: First Flown 26-6-39. Delivered to 611 Squadron 1-7-39 (as "FY-K"). Damaged 10-01-40: This aircraft was damaged when it ran through the airfield boundary hedge at RAF Digby, Lincolnshire, as it the pilot was unable to stop the aircraft after the engine failed on take off. Pilot - Flight Lt K. M. Stoddart - was unhurt.

Transferred to 64 Squadron 19-3-40. Written off (damaged beyond repair) when crashed night landing RAF Kenley, Whyteleafe, Surrey 19-5-40. Struck off charge as Cat. E same day

Sources:

1. Air-Britain: Royal Air Force Aircraft L1000-N9999 (James J Halley)
2. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/spitfire/p002.html
3. http://www.611squadronrauxaf.co.uk/images/Digby1939SpitMkI.html
4. http://www.bcar.org.uk/new1940-incident-logs


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Aug-2011 20:21 angels one five Added
25-Dec-2011 15:26 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Location, Nature, Narrative]
22-Jan-2012 20:53 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
22-Jan-2012 20:54 angels one five Updated [[Aircraft type, Narrative]]
04-Nov-2012 19:52 angels one five Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Nature, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
04-Nov-2012 19:54 angels one five Updated [[Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Nature, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]]
18-Jul-2013 01:10 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
18-Jul-2013 01:10 JINX Updated [[Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]]
01-Aug-2013 20:50 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Nature, Destination airport]
13-Jun-2015 16:45 DB Updated [Location]
18-May-2019 21:29 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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