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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 160845
Last updated: 20 November 2020
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Date:11-SEP-1942
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IIa
Owner/operator:52 Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (52 OTU RAF)
Registration: P7676
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:River Severn, near Berkeley, Gloucestershire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Aston Down, Gloucestershire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Spitfire Mk IIa P7676 of 52 OTU, RAF. Written off (damaged beyond repair) 11-9-42 when crashed into the River Severn, near Berkeley, Gloucestershire while low flying.

Sergeant Kenneth Maxwell Grant, RCAF (Service Number R/88238, aged 21) - Killed. Buried Cirencester Cemetery, Plot 6. N.C. Row C. Grave 16. Cirencester, Gloucestershire

Sources:

1. Halley, J J, 1996, Royal Air Force Aircraft P1000 to R9999, page 69
2. http://www.coflein.gov.uk/en/site/515563/details/supermarine-spitfire-iia-p7676
3. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/spitfire/p004.html
4. https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2451101/grant,-kenneth-maxwell/
5. http://www.aviation-links.co.uk/Gloucestershire%20Aircraft%20Accidents.pdf
6. https://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/memorials/canadian-virtual-war-memorial/detail/2451101
7. http://aircrewremembered.com/AircrewDeaths39-47/?q=1942-09-11


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Sep-2013 08:16 angels one five Added
18-Jun-2015 07:50 Angel dick one Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
12-May-2019 18:06 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Phase, Source, Narrative]
25-May-2019 11:39 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]
03-Jul-2019 01:43 angels one five Updated [Cn, Narrative]

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