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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 156575
Last updated: 4 November 2020
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Date:03-AUG-1945
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IX
Owner/operator:1 Sqn Royal Air Force (1 Sqn RAF)
Registration: MJ873
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:200 yards east of RWY 10, RAF Catfoss, Yorkshire, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Hutton Cranswick, Yorkshire
Destination airport:RAF Hutton Cranswick
Narrative:
Spitfire MJ873 was in a collision with Spitfire MJ411 of the same unit when the two aircraft broke formation to evade a practice interception.
Pilot:
W/O Henry SCALL RAF baled out and survived.
His Spitfire crashed not far from the eastern end of Runway One-Zero at RAF Catfoss and was destroyed.

Sources:

1. http://www.hullaeroclub.co.uk/downloads/Windsock1.pdf
2. Spitfire production list


Related books:

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Jun-2013 07:47 angels one five Added
14-Jun-2013 01:26 angels one five Updated [Narrative]
26-Jul-2013 17:07 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location]
15-Sep-2013 22:34 angels one five Updated [Operator, Location]
05-Apr-2015 09:44 James JUMP Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
11-Jan-2018 08:19 angels one five Updated [Location, Narrative]

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