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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 160886
Last updated: 14 October 2020
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Date:07-DEC-1941
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire IIa
Owner/operator:131 (County of Kent) Squadron Royal Air Force (131 (County of Kent) Sqn RAF)
Registration: P7746
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Near Wrekin, Shropshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Atcham
Destination airport:RAF Atcham
Narrative:
Crashed in a snowstorm.
Cat.E and written off.
Crew:
Sgt (Aus402962) Horace Albert METCALFE (pilot) RAAF - killed

Sources:

Spitfire production list
RAF Casualties-1941
CWGC


Related books:

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Sep-2013 07:25 angels one five Added
20-Oct-2013 04:29 angels one five Updated [Date, Registration, Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
01-Jun-2015 20:28 Roup Updated [Operator, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
11-Jan-2016 02:24 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Narrative]
11-Jan-2016 10:41 Roup Updated [Operator]
28-Oct-2018 17:19 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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