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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 138259
Last updated: 13 August 2020
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Date:30-MAY-1940
Time:
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: L1086
C/n / msn: 301
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Great Oakley, Essex, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed in bad visibility.
Cat.E and SOC 7/6/40.
Pilot:
F/O (90330) George Desmonde Ayre RAFVR - killed.
R.I.P.

George Ayre is buried at Northwood Cemetery.




Sources:

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


Related books:

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
29-Aug-2011 19:38 angels one five Added
25-Dec-2011 05:38 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Narrative]
13-Jan-2012 23:37 Nepa Updated [Operator, Narrative]
22-Jan-2012 21:02 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
04-Nov-2012 20:17 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]
08-Aug-2013 19:42 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Nature, Source, Narrative]
14-Aug-2013 17:43 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
06-Sep-2013 22:01 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Nature]
11-Nov-2014 21:48 angels one five Updated [Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Narrative]
01-Jun-2015 14:37 Opietz Updated [Operator, Location, Nature, Source, Narrative]
04-Oct-2019 09:58 angels one five Updated [Location, Narrative]

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