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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 137949
Last updated: 16 November 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk I
Owner/operator:53 Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (53 OTU RAF)
Registration: L1038
C/n / msn: 253
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:nr RAF Stormy Down, Pyle, Bridgend, Glamorgan, Wales. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:RAF Hawarden, Flintshire
Destination airport:RAF Stormy Down, Glamorgan
Leroy Gover and J.D. Mause (known as Jack), flew together at Bakersfield California airport in August 1941. Gover and Mause and some others sailed to the UK together and joined 53 OTU in December, 1941. Gover was in A Flight and Mause in B Flight

Mause got lost in L1038 and running low on fuel made an undercarriage up forced landing, the aircraft being written off due to this accident

Cat. C flying accident on 29/12/41. To Air Service Training Ltd for repairs. Recat. E 20/5/42 and written off the books.


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Revision history:

14-Aug-2011 20:34 angels one five Added
28-Dec-2011 06:50 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Departure airport, Narrative]
09-Jan-2012 01:52 angels one five Updated [Cn, Operator, Departure airport]
09-Jan-2012 06:36 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location]
23-Jan-2012 03:01 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
21-Nov-2012 13:33 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Narrative]
24-Apr-2013 22:14 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Phase, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
19-Jul-2013 20:34 JINX Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport, Narrative]
20-Oct-2013 06:04 angels one five Updated [Operator]
23-Dec-2013 07:50 angels one five Updated [Departure airport, Narrative]
20-Jun-2015 09:12 Angel dick one Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport]

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