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Last updated: 4 November 2020
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Date:09-NOV-1946
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire F Mk 22
Owner/operator:33 MU RAF
Registration: PK343
C/n / msn: CBAF.
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Lyneham, Wiltshire, -   United Kingdom
Phase: Standing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Lyneham, Wiltshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Delivered to the RAF at 33 MU Lyneham 26-7-1945. To Vckers Armstrongs Eastleigh for modifications 11-7-1946. Returned to RAF charge at 33MU RAF Lyneham 1-10-1946.

Written off (damaged beyond repair) when broke loose from pickets when blown by the slipstream of a passing aircraft on 2-11-1946 at RAF Lyneham, Wiltshire, and collided with Spitfire F.22 PK548. Struck off charge as a result on 2-5-47. (Spitfire PK548 was repaired and returned to service).

Sources:

1. Halley, James (1999). Broken Wings Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents. Tunbridge Wells: Air-Britain (Historians) Ltd. p.55. ISBN 0-85130-290-4.
2. Royal Air Force Aircraft PA100-RZ999 (James J Halley, Air Britain)
3. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/spitfire/p085.html


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Sep-2013 03:12 JINX Added
27-Mar-2015 18:39 Jixon Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport]
08-Jul-2017 23:44 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Source, Narrative]
18-Nov-2019 02:20 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Source, Narrative]
18-Nov-2019 02:21 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]
18-Nov-2019 22:04 Anon. Updated [Operator, Location, Operator]

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