Incident Supermarine Spitfire Mk I L1079, 26 Nov 1939
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 138209
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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:602 (City of Glasgow) Squadron Royal Air Force (602 (City of Glasgow) Sqn RAF)
Registration: L1079
MSN: 294
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Drem, East Lothian -   United Kingdom
Phase: Standing
Departure airport:RAF Drem, East Lothian
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
First flown 16-8-39. Delivered to the RAF at Abbotsinch for 602 (City of Glasgow) Squadron 18-8-39. Struck by K9974 whilst parked at dispersal. Struck Off Charge 12-1-40.


Spitfire production list
Air-Britain Royal Air Force Aircraft L1000-N9999

Revision history:

26-Aug-2011 20:11 angels one five Added
25-Dec-2011 05:13 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Location]
25-Dec-2011 05:14 Nepa Updated [Operator]
10-Jan-2012 16:32 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location]
13-Jan-2012 01:41 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Nature, Departure airport]
22-Jan-2012 20:03 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
07-May-2012 14:11 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
30-May-2012 00:25 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location]
05-Nov-2012 00:06 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type]
08-Aug-2013 00:42 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
24-Aug-2013 07:34 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location]
05-Sep-2013 18:35 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Narrative]
30-Jan-2014 00:10 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type]
29-May-2015 10:58 Angel dot comma Updated [Operator, Location]
24-Jan-2016 06:19 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Narrative]
13-Feb-2018 21:46 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
11-Feb-2021 21:17 angels one five Updated [Source, Narrative]

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