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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 160199
Last updated: 17 November 2020
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Date:04-DEC-1949
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire F Mk 22
Owner/operator:607 (County of Durham) Squadron Royal Air Force (607 (County of Durham) Sqn RAF)
Registration: PK315
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea, off Sea Houses, Northumberland -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Dropped out of formation during a high altitude flight and dived into the sea. Probably oxygen failure.

P/O Leslie Oates (pilot) killed in a flying accident.

R.I.P.

Sources:

Air-Britain Royal Air Force Aircraft PA100-RZ999
Spitfire production list


Related books:

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
06-Sep-2013 19:39 JINX Added
07-Sep-2013 03:17 JINX Updated [Location]
02-Mar-2014 18:27 Nepa Updated [Operator]
27-Dec-2014 02:52 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Nature, Source, Narrative]
27-Mar-2015 17:54 Jixon Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]

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