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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 157458
Last updated: 4 October 2020
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Date:23-JUL-1942
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk Vb
Owner/operator:1 Civilian Repair Unit CRO
Registration: W3958
C/n / msn: 2155
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Cumnor Hill, 3.5 miles WSW of Oxford, Oxfordshire. -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Test
Departure airport:RAF Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Spitfire W3958 of 1 CRU (Civilian Repair Unit The Civilian Repair Organisation (CRO) was a branch of the British Air Ministry) at Morris Motors Ltd. Cowley crashed at Cumnor Hill, 3.5 miles West South West of Oxford. Dived into the ground Cumnor. Written off, Cat.E. 23 July 1942
[Pilot Contract Terminated by ATA 11 May 1942 - Disciplinary Reasons]
Crew
First Officer (M.42) Roy Philip HALLOWELLl-CAREW (Test Pilot for MAP) CRO - Died in a flying accident

Sources:

http://ata.afleetingpeace.org/the-ata/index.php/2-uncategorised/93-ata-pilots-1940-q2
Spitfire production list
CWGC


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Jul-2013 23:05 angels one five Added
03-Jul-2013 23:08 angels one five Updated [Date, Narrative]
19-Feb-2018 17:07 Red Dragon Updated [Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
24-Feb-2020 21:41 Xindel XL Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative, Operator]
24-Feb-2020 22:15 Xindel XL Updated [Operator, Location, Phase, Source, Narrative, Operator]

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