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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 138115
Last updated: 9 September 2020
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Date:10-SEP-1940
Time:17:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk Ia
Owner/operator:72 (Basutoland) Squadron Royal Air Force (72 (Basutoland) Sqn RAF)
Registration: K9841
C/n / msn: 54
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Little Hutchings Farm, Etchingham -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Croydon, Surrey (EGCR)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed in forced landing after receiving damage in combat. Undercarriage collapsed.
Crew:
P/O E.E. MALES (pilot) unhurt.
To AST for repair 26/9/40, but cancelled.
SOC 8/4/41.

Sources:

Spitfire production list.
The Gazette / Official Public Record


Related books:

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Aug-2011 16:09 angels one five Added
28-Dec-2011 13:38 Nepa Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Phase, Destination airport, Narrative]
22-Jan-2012 22:13 angels one five Updated [Narrative]
28-Nov-2012 15:50 angels one five Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
27-May-2013 20:58 Nepa Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]
17-Jan-2014 05:48 angels one five Updated [Time, Operator, Narrative]
29-May-2015 06:54 Angel dot comma Updated [Time, Operator, Narrative]
17-Jan-2016 19:35 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
18-Jan-2016 07:23 Kraus Updated [Operator, Source]
14-Apr-2020 15:58 Reno Raines Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Operator]

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