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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 156477
Last updated: 30 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 VIII
Owner/operator:6 FPP ATA
Registration: JF844
C/n / msn: 4632
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Luckley Farm, Stow-on-the-Wold, Gloucestershire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Brize Norton ?
Destination airport:RAF High Ercall
JF844 was a newly-built Spitfire ( first flight 15/8/43 ) and was being ferried from 6 Maintenance Unit at Brize Norton ( or possibly Barton Abbey ) to 222 MU ( Packing Depot ) at High Ercall.

It crashed in bad weather near Stow-on-the-Wold and was written off. Its pilot, from 6 Ferry Pilot Pool RAF, died in the crash.
Second Officer William C. Lyndon Humphrey ( Eire ) ATA - killed


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Revision history:

10-Jun-2013 01:00 angels one five Added
10-Jun-2013 01:19 angels one five Updated [Narrative]
15-Jun-2015 06:50 Uzi Updated [Operator, Narrative]
19-Nov-2018 20:22 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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