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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 152122
Last updated: 4 February 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:53 Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (53 OTU RAF)
Registration: P7293
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Scotton Common, nr Gainsborough, Lincolnshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:RAF Kirton in Lindsey, Lincolnshire
Destination airport:RAF Kirton in Lindsey
Collision with Spitfire P7826 during formation flying training.
Red Flight was practicing the " downward break ", which involved the aircraft rolling inverted and diving away in a half downward loop, changing direction 180 degrees.
Both aircraft crashed killing their pilots. P7293 spun into the ground at Scotton Common.
P/O (J/17038 ) Maurice Campbell Pryce JONES (pilot) RCAF - killed.


Spitfire production list.
Report of No. 53 OTU Board of Inquiry.

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29-Dec-2012 13:41 angels one five Added
01-Jul-2015 09:28 Angel dick five Updated [Time, Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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