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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 139937
Last updated: 7 June 2020
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Date:29-MAY-1940
Time:06:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk I
Owner/operator:41 Squadron Royal Air Force (41 Sqn RAF)
Registration: N3115
C/n / msn: 386
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Near Purfleet -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Hornchurch, Essex
Destination airport:RAF Hornchurch
Narrative:
Patrol to Dunkirk in poor weather. 41 Squadron took off at 0420.
Crashed in a forced landing ( short of fuel ), after 2 hours and 25 minutes in the air.
Sgt Edward V. Darling safe.
To AST. Cat. E, 12/6/40.
SOC.

Sources:

Spitfire production list
' Blood, Sweat and Courage 41 Squadron RAF 1939-1942 " by Steve Brew, pub. by Fonthill Media Ltd


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Nov-2011 13:43 angels one five Added
25-Dec-2011 05:37 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Location]
22-Jan-2012 21:00 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
04-Nov-2012 20:11 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total occupants, Location, Nature, Source, Narrative]
04-Nov-2012 20:19 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
09-Nov-2012 16:50 angels one five Updated [Nature, Narrative]
16-Jan-2015 04:38 angels one five Updated [Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
06-Jun-2015 20:26 Angel dick one Updated [Time, Operator, Departure airport]

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