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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 155651
Last updated: 12 May 2020
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Date:17-APR-1948
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire LF Mk XVI
Owner/operator:614 (County of Glamorgan) Sqn RAuxAF
Registration: SL675
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Bristol Channel, 1.5 miles off Nells Point, Barry, Glamorgan, Wales -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Llandow, South Glamorgan
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The aircraft was seen to emerge from cloud in a dive and to attempt to level off over the Bristol Channel 1.5 miles off Nells Point, Barry, Glamorgan. However, the aircraft struck the water and broke up, killing the pilot,

Crew: Pilot Officer (195753) Howard Hughes EVANS (pilot) RAF - killed

Sources:

1. Halley, J J,1985, Royal Air Force Aircraft SA100 to VZ999, pg6
2. http://ciapoldiescorner.blogspot.co.uk/2008/12/614-sqn-aircraft.html
3. http://www.coflein.gov.uk/en/site/515415/details/supermarine-spitfire-xvi-sl675
4. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/spitfire/p099.html
5. http://www.ggat.org.uk/timeline/pdf/Military%20Aircraft%20Crash%20Sites%20in%20Southeast%20Wales.pdf


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Apr-2013 22:15 Dr. John Smith Added
30-Apr-2013 16:39 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
09-Jul-2014 08:26 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Nature]
27-Mar-2015 18:05 Jixon Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
05-Apr-2015 01:26 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]
05-Apr-2015 08:54 James JUMP Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Narrative]
18-May-2019 23:53 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Cn, Location, Nature, Source, Narrative]

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