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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 156210
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 Mk IIa
Owner/operator:57 Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (57 OTU RAF)
Registration: P7533
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Birkenhead Park, Wirral -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Hawarden, Flintshire
Destination airport:RAF Hawarden
The Spitfire was on an engine test flight when a sudden and severe engine vibration caused the pilot to bale out as the plane was becoming uncontrollable. The vibration was most probably caused by the separation of a propeller blade.
Sgt Douglas GOUDIE (US.pilot ) RCAF - was unhurt.

Spitfire production list.

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Revision history:

03-Jun-2013 07:25 angels one five Added
26-Jun-2015 10:25 Angel dick one Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Narrative]

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