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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 150688
Last updated: 10 May 2020
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Date:18-APR-1940
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk Ia
Owner/operator:65 (East India) Squadron Royal Air Force (65 (East India) Sqn RAF)
Registration: L1091
C/n / msn: 306
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Hornchurch, Essex, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:RAF Hornchurch, Essex
Narrative:
'YP-T' of 65 Squadron undershot the approach and hit a fence. Cat. E damage and SOC 26/4/40.

Sources:

Spitfire production list
Air-Britain Royal Air Force Aircraft L1000-N9999 quotes accident date as 18/04/40.


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Nov-2012 22:29 angels one five Added
27-May-2013 05:59 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Nature, Narrative]
09-Aug-2013 13:46 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Source]
16-Jan-2015 04:09 angels one five Updated [Date, Operator, Nature, Source]
02-Jun-2015 14:14 Newton Updated [Operator, Location, Nature, Destination airport, Narrative]

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