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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 160579
Last updated: 1 December 2020
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Date:27-OCT-1941
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IIa
Owner/operator:610 (County of Chester) Squadron Royal Air Force (610 (County of Chester) Sqn RAF)
Registration: P7671
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Winfield Farm, near RAF Driffield, Yorkshire, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Leconfield, Yorkshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed after stalling and spinning during aerobatic practice.
The pilot may have blacked out.
Crew:
P/O (NZ402196) Thomas William McClure LECKIE (pilot) RNZAF - killed

Sources:

Spitfire production list
RAF Casualties-1941
CWGC


Related books:

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Sep-2013 00:13 angels one five Added
22-Feb-2014 01:13 angels one five Updated [Source, Narrative]
01-Jun-2015 15:13 Iwosh Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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