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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 16062
Last updated: 23 September 2020
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Date:07-APR-1941
Time:11:43
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IIb
Owner/operator:24 Maintenance Unit Royal Air Force (24 MU RAF)
Registration: P8315
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:1 mile west of RAF Ternhill, Shropshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Test
Departure airport:RAF Ternhill, Shropshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Collided with Hurricane IIa Z2318 (Sgt Oldrich Kestler, 605 Sqn) in the Ternhill circuit, both pilots killed.
SOC 21/4/41 with just one hour flight time.
Pilot:
Sgt (787683) Josef MARTINEC (cs.pilot) RAFVR - killed


Sources:

Spitfire production list
CWGC


Related books:

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-Mar-2008 12:09 Nepa Added
23-Mar-2008 03:57 Nepa Updated
30-Dec-2011 06:06 Nepa Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
11-Nov-2012 04:02 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Narrative]
20-Dec-2012 13:34 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Narrative]
19-Sep-2013 06:04 angels one five Updated [Time, Operator, Location]
22-May-2014 22:40 angels one five Updated [Source, Narrative]
02-Jan-2015 05:39 angels one five Updated [Nature, Departure airport, Narrative]
01-Jun-2015 20:51 James JUMP Updated [Time, Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
17-Jan-2020 19:10 angels one five Updated [Location, Narrative]

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