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Last updated: 4 June 2020
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Date:26-APR-1940
Time:night
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk I
Owner/operator:603 (City of Edinburgh) Squadron Royal Air Force (603 (City of Edinburgh) Sqn RAF)
Registration: L1025
C/n / msn: 239
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:nr Tyninghame, East Lothian -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Drem, East Lothian
Destination airport:RAF Drem
Narrative:
Undercarriage jammed after heavy night landing at Drem. Aircraft abandoned nearTyninghame, East Lothian. P/O Basil Stapleton (41879) bailed out, injured knee.
Aircraft crashed. Cat.E, SOC 6/5/40.

Sources:

http://www.spitfires.ukf.net/p002.htm
http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?1527-Spitfire-L1025-603-Sqn-abandoned-26-4-40
http://www.epibreren.com/ww2/raf/603_squadron.html
Air-Britain: Royal Air Force Aircraft L1000-N9999


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
31-Aug-2011 05:06 angels one five Added
06-Sep-2011 07:34 angels one five Updated [Narrative]
25-Dec-2011 15:11 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Nature, Destination airport, Narrative]
22-Jan-2012 20:41 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
04-Nov-2012 16:16 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative]
04-Nov-2012 20:40 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
27-Mar-2013 13:04 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Nature, Source, Narrative]
05-Jul-2013 18:42 angels one five Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
16-Jul-2013 17:19 JINX Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]
01-Aug-2013 20:46 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport]

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