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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 152271
Last updated: 24 March 2020
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Date:13-SEP-1943
Time:15:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk Vc
Owner/operator:453 Sqn RAAF
Registration: EE727
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Trevellas, just south of RAF Perranporth, Cornwall, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:RAF Perranporth, Cornwall
Destination airport:RAF Perranporth
Narrative:
The pilot of EE757 missed his landing approach at Perranporth and was climbing away for a second attempt when the aircraft hit a telegraph pole and wires, stalled, and then crashed into a cottage.
An occupant of the building, Mrs A. Walker received serious injuries and her 4-year-old son Barry was killed.
The pilot of the Spitfire,
Crew:
F/Sgt (Aus414505) Mervyn Francis NOLAN (pilot) RAAF - killed.

Sources:

Spitfire production list
RAF Casualties-1943
cwgc


Related books:

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Jan-2013 02:46 angels one five Added
07-Jan-2013 03:03 angels one five Updated [Location, Narrative]
26-Jul-2013 15:44 Nepa Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Nature]
12-Sep-2013 11:46 angels one five Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Nature, Source]
09-Jun-2015 08:33 Angel dick one Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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