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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 151137
Last updated: 10 October 2020
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Date:06-FEB-1943
Time:18:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk I
Owner/operator:53 Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (53 OTU RAF)
Registration: K9801
C/n / msn: 18
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:RAF Stormy Down, Bridgend, Wales -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Llandow, Glamorgan
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Engine failure (coolant leak) at 7,000 feet.
The pilot, F/S G.S. Wilson, did not have quite enough height to make it to Stormy Down airfield and landed wheels-up nearby.
Aircraft repairable.

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Spitfire production list


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Dec-2012 23:51 angels one five Added
20-Jun-2015 09:25 Angel dick one Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Narrative]
05-May-2017 22:05 angels one five Updated [Source]

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