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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 155218
Last updated: 4 October 2020
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Date:13-SEP-1941
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IIa
Owner/operator:65 (East India) Squadron Royal Air Force (65 (East India) Sqn RAF)
Registration: P7522
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:4 miles SW of Binbrook -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Kirton in Lindsey
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The wings broke off this Spitfire when it was recovering from a steep dive during an Army exercise.
Crew
Sgt (1280945) Roy DONALDSON (pilot) RAFVR - killed

Sources:

Spitfire production list.
RAF Casualties-1941.
CWGC


Related books:

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
16-Apr-2013 06:38 angels one five Added
27-May-2013 06:05 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Narrative]
05-Dec-2013 00:53 angels one five Updated [Operator, Location, Narrative]
02-Jun-2015 14:06 Newton Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]

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