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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 151290
Last updated: 27 November 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IIa
Owner/operator:133 (Eagle) Squadron Royal Air Force (133 (Eagle) Sqn RAF)
Registration: P8438
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Nr Epworth, Lincolnshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Kirton-in-Lindsey, Lincolnshire
Destination airport:
Mid-air collision with Spitfire P8595. P/O Samuel Fisk Whedon RAFVR baled out but did not survive.
It is not clear what happened, but it appears that P/O Whedon landed safely then collapsed and died on the ground.

P/O (101462) Samuel Fisk Whedon RAFVR - killed.


Spitfire production list.

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Revision history:

18-Dec-2012 09:32 angels one five Added
18-Dec-2012 09:45 angels one five Updated [Location, Narrative]
26-Jul-2013 16:25 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Nature]
02-Sep-2013 19:17 angels one five Updated [Operator, Location, Nature, Narrative]
04-Jun-2015 16:51 Angel dick one Updated [Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
28-Sep-2019 01:23 angels one five Updated [Location, Narrative]

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