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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 152325
Last updated: 9 March 2020
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Date:08-OCT-1940
Time:15:40
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IIa
Owner/operator:74 (Tiger) Squadron Royal Air Force (74 (Tiger) Sqn RAF)
Registration: P7373
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Ivy House Farm, Gillingham -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Coltishall, Norfolk
Destination airport:RAF Coltishall
Narrative:
Mid-air collision over Coltishall with Spitfire P7329 during a practice attack.
Pilot:
P/O (84959) Frank William Buckland RAF - killed.
R.I.P.

Sources:

Spitfire production list.
RAF Casualties-1940
CWGC


Related books:

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-Jan-2013 00:46 angels one five Added
26-Jul-2013 14:29 Nepa Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Narrative]
25-Feb-2014 01:32 angels one five Updated [Time, Operator, Narrative]
02-Jun-2015 16:01 King Updated [Time, Operator, Source, Narrative]
08-Aug-2019 01:33 angels one five Updated [Narrative]

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