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Last updated: 10 March 2020
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Date:16-NOV-1943
Time:14:48
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: P7826
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Just outside the boundary of RAF Kirton in Lindsey, Lincolnshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Kirton in Lindsey, Lincolnshire
Destination airport:RAF Kirton in Lindsey
Narrative:
P7826 had received major damage to its port wing in a mid-air collision with P7293 just a few minutes before.
On left base leg to an emergency landing at Kirton in Lindsey and at a height reported to be between 600 and 1,000 feet, the Spitfire stalled and span into the ground.
Crew:
F/O (150065) Joseph Percy HUNT (pilot) RAFVR - killed

Sources:

Spitfire production list.
CWGC
RAF Commands Forum.
http://www.rafcommands.com/Images/Form412/11_43_No.53OTU/DSCF1312.JPG


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
29-Dec-2012 14:29 angels one five Added
01-Jul-2015 09:31 Angel dick five Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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