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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 157683
Last updated: 29 September 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk XIV
Owner/operator:610 (County of Chester) Squadron Royal Air Force (610 (County of Chester) Sqn RAF)
Registration: RB142
C/n / msn: 4935
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Near Newhaven -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Harrowbeer, Devon
Destination airport:RAF Harrowbeer
Control was lost when the Spitfire flew through the explosion of a V-1 flying bomb the pilot had just fired at.
The Spitfire crashed near Newhaven and the pilot was killed.

F/O (136433) George Mercer McKinlay RAFVR - killed in action.


Spitfire production list

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Revision history:

19-Jul-2013 23:46 angels one five Added
26-Jul-2013 17:25 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Narrative]
01-Mar-2014 21:50 Nepa Updated [Operator]
23-Apr-2014 08:12 angels one five Updated [Operator, Location, Narrative]
03-Jun-2015 07:13 Unites Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
20-Sep-2019 23:01 angels one five Updated [Narrative]

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