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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 160220
Last updated: 4 November 2020
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Date:24-JUL-1950
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire F.22
Owner/operator:Andover SF RAF
Registration: PK513
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Abingdon, Oxfordshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:RAF Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Narrative:
To RAF at 33MU Lyneham 25-9-45. To Vickers-Armstrongs at Keevil 16-1-47 mods and Converted. Returned to RAF charge at 33 MU Lyneham 18-7-47. To RAE Farnborough 9-48 target towing duties (with Spitfire SM970). To RAF Andover 21-9-48. Returned to RAE Farnborough 8-49 instrument presentation and anti-G trials. Several flights aborted due to faulty equipment. To A&AEE Martlesham Heath 10-50 for anti-G and crash proof fuel tank trials

Written off (damaged beyond repair) when crash-landed at RAF Abingdon during anti-G trials. Declared Cat 3(R) 24-7-50 (replaced by Spitfire PK495). Re-cat Cat. 5(scrap) 7-9-50 and struck off charge. Reported as dumped at 49 MU RAF Colerne (see links #3 & #4)

Sources:

1. Air-Britain Royal Air Force Aircraft PA100-RZ999
2. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/spitfire/p085.html
3. https://forum.keypublishing.com/forum/historic-aviation/133036-raf-colerne-1950-scrap-pile-spitfires-lancaster-ansons-what-else
4. https://britainfromabove.org.uk/image/eaw033309


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Sep-2013 03:44 JINX Added
02-Dec-2018 18:29 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
17-Mar-2019 19:45 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
22-Mar-2019 16:01 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
27-Nov-2019 14:19 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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