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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 160890
Last updated: 4 June 2020
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Date:19-AUG-1943
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IIa
Owner/operator:58 Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (58 OTU RAF)
Registration: P7683
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:East Lomond Hill, Fife, Scotland -   United Kingdom
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Balado Bridge
Destination airport:RAF Balado Bridge
Narrative:
Spitfire P7683 collided over East Lomond Hill with Spitfire P8387.
The pilot baled out and the plane crashed at Hammering Mere Farm and was written off.
SOC 31/8/43.
P7683 was a presentation aircraft 'LONDONDERRY'.
In October, 1943 No. 58 Operational Training Unit was renamed No. 2 Tactical Exercise Unit.

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Spitfire production list and other.


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Sep-2013 08:30 angels one five Added
01-Jul-2015 09:32 Angel dick five Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]
03-Oct-2019 17:28 angels one five Updated [Damage, Narrative]

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