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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 139935
Last updated: 9 October 2020
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Date:27-FEB-1943
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire PR Mk V
Owner/operator:543 Squadron Royal Air Force (543 Sqn RAF)
Registration: N3111
C/n / msn: 382
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Worlington, Devon -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Mount Farm, Oxfordshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
N3111 was built as a standard Spitfire Mark I eight-gun fighter.
It first flew on 24/10/39.
Converted later to a PR version powered with a Merlin 45 engine, N3111 was being operated by 543 Sqn when it spun in and burned on 27/2/43.
N3111 was nick-named 'The Brest Express'.
SOC.

Sources:

Spitfire production list


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Nov-2011 12:37 angels one five Added
01-Jan-2012 11:11 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Phase, Nature, Departure airport]
09-Nov-2012 17:00 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
11-Sep-2013 06:31 angels one five Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Source]
06-Jun-2015 16:08 Angel dick one Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
11-Aug-2019 07:52 angels one five Updated [Narrative]

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