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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 153835
Last updated: 28 September 2020
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Date:21-MAY-1941
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IIa
Owner/operator:145 Squadron Royal Air Force (145 Sqn RAF)
Registration: P7493
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:nr RAF Tangmere, West Sussex, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Tangmere, Sussex
Destination airport:RAF Tangmere
Narrative:
P7493 was involved in a mid-air collision with P7737 of the same unit on return from a patrol.
Both Spitfires crashed and both pilots were killed.
Crew:
F/Lt (41753) Leonard Walter STEVENS (pilot) RAF- killed.

Sources:

Spitfire production list
RAF Casualties-1941
cwgc


Related books:

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Mar-2013 00:52 angels one five Added
07-Mar-2013 00:59 angels one five Updated [Source, Damage, Narrative]
01-Aug-2013 19:30 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Narrative]
28-Aug-2013 08:09 angels one five Updated [Operator, Location, Source]
13-Jun-2015 17:45 Angel dick one Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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