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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 152688
Last updated: 15 November 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: P7378
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Llandow, Glamorganshire., Wales -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:RAF Llandow, Glamorgan
Destination airport:RAF Llandow
Spitfire P7378 was making an emergency landing at RAF Station Llandow when it struck Spitfire P8641 which was waiting to take-off.
Both Spitfires burst into flames and both pilots were killed.
S/Ldr Anthony Richard Henry BARTON DFC & Bar (pilot) RAFVR - killed


Spitfire production list.
RAF Casualties-1943.

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Revision history:

23-Jan-2013 02:28 angels one five Added
31-Dec-2014 19:02 chispitas Updated [Narrative]
20-Jun-2015 09:29 Angel dick one Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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