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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 141861
Last updated: 1 December 2020
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Date:09-FEB-1942
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IIb
Owner/operator:504 (County of Nottingham) Squadron Royal Air Force (504 (County of Nottingham) Sqn RAF)
Registration: P8576
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Irish Sea nr the Isle of Man -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Kirkistown
Destination airport:RAF Kirkistown
Narrative:
Glycol (coolant) leaked during an ASR flight over the Irish Sea.
Pilot baled out, but died from exposure in the sea.

F/Sgt (NZ403424) Edward Dennis Cannon RNZAF - killed.
R.I.P.

Sources:

Spitfire production
RAF Casualties-1942
CWGC


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-Jan-2012 23:20 angels one five Added
11-Jan-2012 23:31 angels one five Updated [Operator]
13-Jan-2012 02:19 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport]
17-Jan-2012 01:17 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
17-Jan-2012 05:20 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
23-Jan-2012 11:25 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type]
01-Nov-2012 03:16 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
26-May-2013 18:01 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]
11-Jun-2013 03:07 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
06-Jul-2013 20:21 angels one five Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
06-Jul-2013 20:38 angels one five Updated [Date, Operator, Narrative]
04-Jun-2015 15:47 Angel dick one Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]
06-Dec-2016 07:43 angels one five Updated [Narrative]

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