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Last updated: 11 June 2020
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Date:15-MAY-1940
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk I
Owner/operator:609 (West Riding) Squadron Royal Air Force (609 (West Riding) Sqn RAF)
Registration: L1085
C/n / msn: 300
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Drem, East Lothian -   United Kingdom
Phase: Standing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Drem, East Lothian
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Spitfire Mk1 L1085 "PR-C" of 609 (West Riding) Squadron, RAF: Landed on by L1007 while parked at RAF Drem, East Lothian 15/5/1940.

Sources:

1. Air-Britain Royal Air Force Aircraft L1000-N9999 (James J. Halley)
2. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/spitfire/p002.html
3. National Archives (PRO Kew) File Air 81/683: https://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C14502347
4. https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2735488/ayre,-george-desmonde/
RAF casualties 1940


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
29-Aug-2011 18:59 angels one five Added
25-Dec-2011 15:23 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Narrative]
13-Jan-2012 23:36 Nepa Updated [Operator, Departure airport]
22-Jan-2012 20:50 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
04-Nov-2012 19:27 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total occupants, Location, Source, Narrative]
04-Nov-2012 19:29 angels one five Updated [Narrative]
08-Aug-2013 19:40 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Source]
14-Aug-2013 17:37 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location]
18-May-2019 21:43 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]
04-Oct-2019 09:52 angels one five Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Source, Narrative]

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