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Last updated: 2 September 2020
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Date:20-MAR-1945
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IX
Owner/operator:331 (Norw.) Squadron Royal Air Force (331 (Norw.) Sqn RAF)
Registration: PL132
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Margam Moors, Glamorgan -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Fairwood Common, West Glamorgan, South Wales
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Spitefire LF.Mk.IX PL132, "FN-E" of 311 (Norwegian) Squadron, RAF: Written off (damaged beyond repair) when engine failed, aircraft force-landed and ran into ditch during bombing practice at Margam Moors, Glamorgan 20.3.1945. Not repaired, struck off charge as Cat E 26.3.1945

Sources:

1. Royal Air Force Aircraft PA100-RZ999 (James J. Halley, Air Britain, 2003) page 54
2. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/spitfire/p086.html
3. http://www.ggat.org.uk/timeline/pdf/Military%20Aircraft%20Crash%20Sites%20in%20Southeast%20Wales.pdf
4. http://forum.12oclockhigh.net/showthread.php?t=15198
5. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Margam_Moors


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-Sep-2013 03:23 JINX Added
01-Apr-2015 07:54 Quentin Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]
04-Jun-2015 16:19 Angel dick one Updated [Operator]
12-Nov-2018 15:40 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
16-May-2019 00:53 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
16-May-2019 09:42 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]
07-Feb-2020 10:48 Iwosh Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Operator]

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