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Last updated: 5 May 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:CGS Royal Air Force (CGS RAF)
Registration: SL547
C/n / msn: CBAF.4661
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF stn Catfoss, East Yorkshire, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:RAF Catfoss, East Yorkshire
Destination airport:RAF Catfoss
SL547: Spitfire LF.XVI (c/no. CBAF.4661). Delivered to Cunliffe-Owen for mods 19-7-45. To the RAF at 6 MU RAF Brize Norton, Oxfordshire, 29-8-45. Issued to the RAF Central Gunnery School 2-12-46. Severely damaged in a flapless landing, which caused the undercarriage to collapse at RAF Catfoss, East Yorkshire on 6-5-47. Not repaired, re-cat.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.62. 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 12:42 Dr. John Smith Added
28-Apr-2013 12:43 Dr. John Smith Updated [Registration]
30-Mar-2014 17:16 Nepa Updated [Operator]
25-Nov-2019 23:38 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]
27-Nov-2019 12:03 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport, Operator]

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