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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 160674
Last updated: 29 September 2019
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Date:02-JAN-1946
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire PR Mk XI
Owner/operator:16 Squadron Royal Air Force (16 Sqn RAF)
Registration: PM125
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Petersfield, Hampshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Spitfire PR Mk.XI PM125, 16 Squadron, RAF: delivered to the RAF at Benson 27-11-44. To 16 Squadron 20-9-45. Written off (destroyed) 2-1-1946 after engine failed (because of airlocks in the fuel system) at Petersfield, Hampshire. Aircraft made a wheels-up belly landing (forced landing). Destroyed by fire on ground; reCat E(FA) and Struck off charge 31-1-46. Pilot - Group Captain J B Johnson - killed

Sources:

1. Air-Britain Royal Air Force Aircraft PA100-RZ999
2. http://allspitfirepilots.org/aircraft/PM125
3. http://www.planetrace.co.uk/1940-1949_28.html
4. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/spitfire/p088.html
5. http://www.hampshireairfields.co.uk/hancrash.html


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
20-Sep-2013 02:56 JINX Added
27-Mar-2015 18:55 Jixn Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
07-Oct-2018 23:26 Dr.John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]
30-Oct-2018 05:23 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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