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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 141621
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Date:05-APR-1942
Time:10:38
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk I
Owner/operator:57 Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (57 OTU RAF)
Registration: X4239
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Cwm Barlwyd, Blaenau Ffestiniog -   United Kingdom
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Hawarden, Flintshire
Destination airport:RAF Hawarden
Narrative:
Collided with the ground at Llyn Newydd/Llyn Bowydd, above Blaenau Ffestiniog.
Remains of aircraft not discovered until 29 April 1942, by local shepherd.
Crew:
P/O (112288) Douglas MacGillvary BROWN (us.pilot) RAFVR - killed.





Sources:

No Landing Place. Edward Doylerush 1985
Malcolm Barrass RAF web
https://www.cwgc.org/search/casualty_details.aspx?casualty=2437314


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
06-Jan-2012 02:01 alang1953 Added
09-Jan-2012 11:47 Anon. Updated [Source, Narrative]
13-Jan-2012 18:30 angels one five Updated [Date, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Nature, Source, Narrative]
14-Jan-2012 02:52 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator]
17-Jan-2012 01:59 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
17-Jan-2012 04:55 Nepa Updated [Operator]
13-Sep-2013 21:13 angels one five Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
27-Nov-2013 16:37 Cymro Updated [Narrative]
21-Mar-2014 01:05 angels one five Updated [Time, Narrative]
26-Jun-2015 10:29 Angel dick one Updated [Time, Operator, Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]

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