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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 138622
Last updated: 9 June 2020
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Date:24-JUL-1940
Time:19:20
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk I
Owner/operator:66 Squadron Royal Air Force (66 Sqn RAF)
Registration: N3041
C/n / msn: 330
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea, off Cromer, Norfolk -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Coltishall, Norfolk
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Took off from RAF Coltishall, Norfolk at 18:45 on 24-7-1940. Lost when the engine failed during patrol over the North Sea off Norfolk coast. The pilot baled out unhurt and rescued from the sea.

Pilot: Sgt Arthur D. SMITH survived.

Sources:

1. http://www.bbm.org.uk/airmen/SmithAD.htm
2. http://disc.yourwebapps.com/discussion.cgi?disc=244414;article=757
3. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/spitfire/p002.html


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
20-Sep-2011 17:48 angels one five Added
26-Dec-2011 13:14 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Departure airport]
26-Dec-2011 13:15 Nepa Updated [Time]
22-Jan-2012 21:34 angels one five Updated [Narrative]
14-Nov-2012 16:30 angels one five Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
13-Jun-2015 17:23 Fuck Dun Updated [Time, Operator, Departure airport, Narrative]
22-May-2019 13:30 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]
05-Dec-2019 20:15 angels one five Updated [Narrative]

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