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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 154187
Last updated: 30 October 2020
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Date:20-JUN-1942
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk Vb
Owner/operator:616 (South Yorkshire) Squadron Royal Air Force (616 (South Yorkshire) Sqn RAF)
Registration: AD559
C/n / msn: YQ-
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea near Sheringham, Norfolk, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Test
Departure airport:RAF Kings Cliffe
Destination airport:
Narrative:
It is said that following a problem ( unconfirmed ) with his Spitfire, Sgt Clouston lined up his aircraft and attempted to land ( unconfirmed ) on a beach. Witnesses stated that children were playing on the beach. Sgt Clouston pulled up and turned his aircraft out to sea, where he appears to have lost control and crashed.
Pilot:
Sgt (NZ402452) Warwick Ashling Clouston RNZAF - killed.
R.I.P.



Sources:

http://www.redtwo.plus.com/616/p_clouston.htm
RAF Casualties-1942
Spitfire production list
CWGC
http://aircrewremembered.com/coulston-warwick.html


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Mar-2013 03:56 angels one five Added
02-Jun-2013 18:42 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]
27-Jun-2013 05:01 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]
26-Jul-2013 16:28 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Nature, Narrative]
04-Sep-2013 06:02 angels one five Updated [Operator, Location, Nature, Source, Narrative]
02-Jun-2015 10:55 Coumes Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
18-Jan-2018 23:11 Red Dragon Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
13-Feb-2018 16:54 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Nature, Destination airport, Narrative]
04-Dec-2019 18:33 angels one five Updated [Location, Phase, Narrative]
17-Dec-2019 04:35 angels one five Updated [Time, Narrative]

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