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Last updated: 29 July 2020
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Date:29-OCT-1946
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk XIX
Owner/operator:2 Sqn Royal Air Force (2 Sqn RAF)
Registration: PM564
C/n / msn: 6S.683475
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Manston, Kent, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:RAF Manston, Kent
Narrative:
Spitfire PM564: PR XIX. Supermarine production prototype for QS pilots harness in lieu of QK type. Trials to delete locking device and make quick release operative from 23-1-45. Delivered to 6 MU RAF Brize Norton 18-7-45. To RAF Benson 24-8-45. To 2 Squadron 22-11-45

Written off (damaged beyond repair) when engine failed after takeoff crash-landed RAF Manston, Kent 29-10-46. Struck Off Charge 31-10-46

Sources:

1. Halley, James (1999). Broken Wings Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents. Tunbridge Wells: Air-Britain (Historians) Ltd. p.57. ISBN 0-85130-290-4.
2. Royal Air Force Aircraft PA100-RZ999 (James J Halley, Air Britain)
3. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/spitfire/p089.html
4. https://www.britmodeller.com/forums/index.php?/topic/234936892-sutton-harness-in-spitfire-xix-and-xiv/
5. 2 Squadron ORB (Air Ministry Form AM/F.540) 1 Jan 46 to 31 Dec 1950: National Archives (PRO Kew) File AIR 27/2388/2 at https://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/D8418930


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
20-Sep-2013 03:31 JINX Added
22-Mar-2015 10:40 yarbi Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Destination airport]
17-Nov-2019 03:51 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]
17-Nov-2019 17:14 Anon. Updated [Operator, Operator]
18-Nov-2019 01:23 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Source]
18-Nov-2019 22:03 Anon. Updated [Operator, Narrative, Operator]

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