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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 154187
Last updated: 30 October 2020
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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
Departure airport:RAF Kings Cliffe
Destination airport:
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.
Sgt (NZ402452) Warwick Ashling Clouston RNZAF - killed.

RAF Casualties-1942
Spitfire production list

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Revision history:

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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