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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 152324
Last updated: 8 November 2020
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Date:19-APR-1943
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IIa
Owner/operator:57 Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (57 OTU RAF)
Registration: P7352
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Near Alnwick -   United Kingdom
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Eshott, Northhumberland
Destination airport:RAF Eshott
Narrative:
Broke up in the air after diving from 23,000 feet.
The probable cause of the dive was failure of the supplementary oxygen system.
Pilot:
Sgt Václav Šindelář (cs.) RAFVR - killed.
R.I.P.


Sources:

Spitfire production list.
RAF Casualties-1943.


Related books:

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-Jan-2013 00:45 angels one five Added
08-Jan-2013 01:22 angels one five Updated [Date, Registration, Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
27-Jun-2015 09:02 Angel dick one Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Narrative]
22-Oct-2019 03:45 angels one five Updated [Narrative]

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