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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 150655
Last updated: 16 June 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk Ia
Owner/operator:53 Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (53 OTU RAF)
Registration: X4612
C/n / msn: 1220
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Glanmore Farm, Glarmorgan, Wales -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Llandow, Glamorgan
Destination airport:
First Flown 9-10-40; to RAF at 6 MU Brize Norton 10-10-40. To 66 Squadron 15-10-40. Damaged 15-10-40 when forced-landed at RAF Gravesend, Kent, due to big-end failure (engine failure). Pilot K A Lawrence unhurt. Aircraft damaged but repairable 15-10-40. To AST (Airwork Service Training) for repairs. After repairs issued to 53 OTU 25-6-41.

Written off (damaged beyond repair) when engine failed and aircraft crashed at Glanmore Farm Glamorgan 18-3-42


1. Halley, J, 1984, Royal Air Force Aircraft X1000-X9999, Z1000-Z9999, p 16.

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Revision history:

12-Nov-2012 21:33 angels one five Added
30-Nov-2012 05:18 Nepa Updated [Operator, Narrative]
25-Feb-2014 00:54 angels one five Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]
25-May-2015 11:07 Opietz Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport]
20-May-2019 23:52 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
20-May-2019 23:53 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date]
25-May-2019 11:32 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Location]

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