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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 151208
Last updated: 17 November 2020
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Date:27-JUL-1940
Time:03:50
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk I
Owner/operator:92 (East India) Squadron Royal Air Force (92 (East India) Sqn RAF)
Registration: N3287
C/n / msn: 497
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:2 miles southeast of Chudleigh, near Exeter -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Pembrey, Carmarthenshire
Destination airport:RAF Pembrey
Narrative:
The pilot became lost whilst on night patrol over Swansea Bay in poor weather, and with a failed R/T set. Baled out.
SOC 2/8/40.
Pilot:
P/O T.S. Wade, safe.

Sources:

Spitfire production list
ORB 92 Sqn RAF


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Dec-2012 01:42 angels one five Added
14-Dec-2012 01:48 angels one five Updated [Date, Narrative]
14-Dec-2012 14:36 angels one five Updated [Source, Narrative]
26-May-2013 19:25 Nepa Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]
19-Jun-2013 19:35 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Narrative]
28-May-2014 11:35 angels one five Updated [Operator, Location, Source]
01-Jun-2015 20:34 Tu104 Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
19-Apr-2019 05:01 angels one five Updated [Narrative]

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