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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 150556
Last updated: 20 November 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk I
Owner/operator:19 Squadron Royal Air Force (19 Sqn RAF)
Registration: R6688
C/n / msn: 741
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Balsham, Cambridgeshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:RAF Duxford, Cambridgeshire
Destination airport:
Stalled out of a steep turn during air combat practice and dived into the ground.
Destroyed in the crash.
Sgt (700677) Raymond Robert Grenville BIRCH (pilot) RAF - killed


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Revision history:

06-Nov-2012 15:09 angels one five Added
08-Jun-2015 18:20 Angel dick one Updated [Time, Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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