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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 150777
Last updated: 21 February 2020
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Date:10-AUG-1940
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk I
Owner/operator:5 OTU Royal Air Force (5 OTU RAF)
Registration: L1063
C/n / msn: 278
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Aston Down, Gloucestershire, South West England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Training
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Collided with Blenheim L6799, crashed & DBF.
The Spitfire pilot & Blenheim crew were killed in the accident.
Crew:
Sgt (745647) Edward Cyril James WILSON (pilot) RAFVR - killed. Harrow Weald Cemetery.

Sources:

Air-Britain Royal Air Force Aircraft L1000-N9999
Spitfire production list.
RAF Casualties-1940.
CWGC


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
20-Nov-2012 12:37 angels one five Added
20-Nov-2012 13:11 angels one five Updated [Date, Operator, Narrative]
07-Aug-2013 02:18 JINX Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]
02-Mar-2015 18:37 Siczak Updated [Operator, Location, Narrative]

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