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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 155637
Last updated: 5 June 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire LF Mk XVI
Owner/operator:61 Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (61 OTU RAF)
Registration: SL546
C/n / msn: CBAF.4660
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Keevil, Trowbridge, Wiltshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:RAF Keevil, Trowbridge, Wiltshire
Destination airport:RAF Keevil, Trowbridge, Wiltshire
SL546: Spitfire LF XVI (c/no. CBAF.4660). Delivered to the RAF at 29 MU High Ercall, Shropshire 30-7-45. Issued to 61 OTU 11-2-46. Written off when Hit fence on approach to RAF Keevil, Trowbridge, Wiltshire 22-4-47. Not repaired, recat E and Struck Off Charge 29-5-47


1. Halley, James (1999). Broken Wings Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents. Tunbridge Wells: Air-Britain (Historians) Ltd. p.61. ISBN 0-85130-290-4.
2. Royal Air Force Aircraft SA100-VZ999 (James J Halley, Air Britain 1985)

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Revision history:

28-Apr-2013 12:01 Dr. John Smith Added
05-Apr-2015 08:57 James JUMP Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location]
20-Nov-2019 01:23 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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