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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 157764
Last updated: 25 September 2020
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Date:25-SEP-1941
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk I
Owner/operator:53 Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (53 OTU RAF)
Registration: L1054
C/n / msn: 269
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:1.5 miles SE of Llantwit Major, Glamorganshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Llandow, Glamorgan
Destination airport:RAF Llandow, Glamorgan
Narrative:
Spitfire Mk.1 L1054 of 53 OTU, RAF Llandow: Written off (destroyed) when lost height after take-off and dived into the ground, 1.5 miles South East of Llantwit Major, Glamorganshire. Pilot killed

Crew: Sgt George Frederick Parker RCAF (pilot, Service Number R/74748, aged 26) - killed. Buried Llantwit Major Cemetery, Sec. C. Grave 15

Sources:

1. Halley, J J, 1979, Royal Air Force Aircraft L1000 to L9999, p.5
2. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/spitfire/p002.html
3. http://www.ggat.org.uk/timeline/pdf/Military%20Aircraft%20Crash%20Sites%20in%20Southeast%20Wales.pdf
4. http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?3733-Unaccounted-Spitfires-September-1941
5. http://ciapoldiescorner.blogspot.com/2009/09/
6. https://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/memorials/canadian-virtual-war-memorial/detail/2717400


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Jul-2013 11:36 JINX Added
25-Sep-2013 00:32 angels one five Updated [Nature]
10-Jun-2014 19:58 angels one five Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
16-Jul-2015 20:29 Angel dick one Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Narrative]
19-May-2019 17:07 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
25-May-2019 11:01 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]

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